Bacon Strawberry Salad

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Strawberry season!! That means two good things. Winter is over! Or at least the end is in sight. And strawberries!! Thank you, Lindasue, for sharing this one. Thank you! Thank you!! Thank you!!! The way the salty bacon plays off the sweet strawberries, the surprise of the poppyseed dressing, the variety the crunch of the almonds provides . . . it’s like a well-written chick flick. Only edible. Mm-hmm….

 

Salad:

6 c washed chopped lettuce (romaine, leafy, iceberg)

2 c strawberries, washed, hulled and sliced

8 slices bacon, cooked and chopped

¼ c slivered almonds, toasted*

 

Dressing:

½ c vanilla yogurt

½ c mayonnaise

¼ c white vinegar

4 T sugar

1 t poppyseeds

salt and pepper to taste

 

Toss salad ingredients in bowl. Whisk dressing ingredients in bowl or shake in dressing container until blended. Serve with salad.

 

*To toast almonds, spread thin on baking sheet and bake at 350°F for 8-10 minutes, stirring every few minutes.

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2 Responses to Bacon Strawberry Salad

  1. Jan Jardine says:

    Wow…that is GORGEOUS! You have such a lucky family!!

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