Cool Summer Salad

Cool Summer Salad

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"With the weather getting way too hot in Texas, the search is on to find food that goes great with BBQ and light enough not to weigh you down in the heat. I had this recipe on my phone for quite some time and I'm not sure where it came from, but boy was it a hit!"
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15 m servings 314 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 314 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 24.4 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 343 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Toss romaine lettuce, Swiss Cheese, cashews, apple, pear, and cranberries together in a large salad bowl.
  2. Whisk vegetable oil, sugar, lemon juice, poppy seeds, red onion, and salt together in a bowl until dressing is smooth. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat.


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We LOVED this salad! I made the dressing earlier in the day to allow the flavors to blend and ensure that the sugar was completely melted. Great combo of textures and flavors...I will def be mak...

This is a delicious salad, all my friends want the recipe!

This was a nice salad. Liked it, will be making it more frequently

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