Crunchy Romaine Toss

Crunchy Romaine Toss – CRAZY GOOD!!! Had this at a dinner party and everyone raved about it. I had to get the recipe so I could make it at home. SO easy to make and it tastes DELICIOUS!!! Romaine lettuce, broccoli, ramen noodles, butter, walnuts, red wine vinegar, vegetable oil, soy sauce, sugar, salt and pepper. Great for dinner parties and potlucks! We make this at least once a month! SO good! #salad #sidedish #vegetables #romainelettuce #broccoli

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This Crunchy Romaine Toss is incredibly delicious! We had this at a friend’s house and Chicken Legs LOVED it. He took one bite and said, “This salad is DELICIOUS!” He couldn’t stop talking about it all night. I made sure to get the recipe so I could make it for him at home.

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This Crunchy Romaine Toss is super easy to make. Romaine lettuce, broccoli, ramen noodles, walnuts and a sweet and sour dressing that will knock your socks off it is so good! You can prep everything ahead of time and toss it all together right before serving. I kept everything in the refrigerator separately so we could have a salad with lunch or dinner all week.

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This salad is great for dinner parties or tailgating this Fall. We make this at least once a month. It is great with some grilled chicken thrown on top for a quick lunch or dinner too!

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Crunchy Romaine Toss

Yield: 8 people
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Crunchy Romaine Toss – CRAZY GOOD!!! Had this at a dinner party and everyone raved about it. I had to get the recipe so I could make it at home. SO easy to make and it tastes DELICIOUS!!! Romaine lettuce, broccoli, ramen noodles, butter, walnuts, red wine vinegar, vegetable oil, soy sauce, sugar, salt and pepper. Great for dinner parties and potlucks! We make this at least once a month! SO good! #salad #sidedish #vegetables #romainelettuce #broccoli

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 (3-oz) package ramen noodles, uncooked and broken up (discard flavor packet)
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 bunch broccoli, coarsely chopped
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, washed and chopped

Dressing

  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • tsp soy sauce
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  • In a small skillet, melt butter. Add broken ramen noodles and walnuts. Cook on medium-low heat until brown. Cool on paper towel.
  • In a small sauce pan over medium-low heat, combine red wine vinegar and sugar. Cook just until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and cool.
  • Combine browned ramen noodles and walnuts with chopped broccoli, and romaine.
  • Whisk together red wine vinegar and sugar mixture, soy sauce and vegetable oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour dressing over romaine mixture and toss.

Notes:

Can make the dressing in advance and refrigerate until ready to toss salad. Shake before tossing.

Steph

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  1. I always sauté the nuts and crushed noodles with butter AND the beef flavor packet from the ramen. So good! I also sub chopped pecans for walnuts and add some chopped green onion. Been making this forever to rave reviews and everyone always asks for the recipe.

  2. Quick question – are the walnuts toasted or just raw (like you bake with). Thanks! Plan to make this for Memorial Day

  3. I used to make this ALL the time, back in the 90's. Only difference was the addition of a bunch of green onions with the broccoli and lettuce.

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