Crunchy Romaine Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Crunchy Romaine Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Crunchy Romaine Salad

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"A wonderful combination of flavors in this very easy to prepare salad. A ton of crunch comes from ramen noodles, pecans, and romaine lettuce."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Combine sugar, oil, vinegar, soy sauce, salt, and pepper in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake until well blended. Break ramen noodles into small pieces, discarding flavor packet.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir noodles and pecans until browned, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels and allow to cool.
  3. Combine noodles, pecans, broccoli, romaine lettuce, and green onions in a bowl; toss gently. Dress with 1 cup, or more, of dressing; toss to coat.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the dressing ingredients. The actual amount of dressing consumed will vary.
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Reviews More Reviews

Dec 20, 2012

This salad is a nice combination of flavors and textures. However, I believe the salad dressing would benefit from the addition of some sesame oil, and maybe a dash of chili garlic sauce.

 
May 28, 2013

Love this salad. It's super easy but looks sophisticated. It's the perfect item to bring to potluck - a guaranteed success! Just leave the ramen noodles and pecans in a separate bowl so that people with nut allergies can enjoy the salad as well.

 

14 Ratings

Aug 01, 2013

To tell you the truth, I didn't actually eat this salad. I hurriedly took it to a potluck because I had the ingredients on hand. The party organizer had so many requests for the recipe that she emailed me for it, so it gets five stars. I used balsamic vinegar instead of red wine because that's what I had.

 
Mar 22, 2015

This is so tasty. Everyone loves it when I make it. The only thing I change is olive oil instead of canola.

 
Dec 28, 2014

Made this for Thanksgiving dinner with our family and everyone loved it. I used balsamic vinegar as I didn't have wine vinegar, and margarine instead of butter. Really nice crunch to this salad. Will definitely make this again!

 
Jul 11, 2013

Lovely recipe! My dear friend prepared this salad for us to enjoy on my Victorian porch on a warm summer day and it was perfect! She added tender grilled chicken and it was wonderful. I highly recommend this salad.

 
Apr 17, 2015

Love this! Had something similar at a Packers game party, and have been wanting to make it for awhile. I used olive oil, and didn't have red wine vinegar so I used half rice wine vinegar, half white wine vinegar, and a splash of balsamic vinegar and some sesame oil. I also added fresh chopped cilantro. The sesame oil really adds to it, IMO. This will be a staple!

 
Dec 19, 2014

My hubby & I dearly love this salad & I usually don't care for sweet dressings, but we could make a meal out of this salad & have in fact even eaten it instead of dessert!!! I don't change a thing; it's wonderful just like it is!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 393 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.6 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 29.6 g
  • 45%
  • Fiber
  • 2.9 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 234 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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