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Strawberry Pecan Salad

Prep Time 5 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern

Ingredients
  

Salad ingredients per serving

  • 3-4 crisp romaine leaves torn into bite size pieces
  • 1-2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1-2 slices cooked bacon torn into small pieces
  • 4-5 fresh strawberries cut into pieces
  • 8 pecan or praline pecans* chopped or halved
  • 1 oz bleu cheese crumbled

Sweet Mustard Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 T maple syrup
  • 1 T dijon mustard or any mustard
  • salt & pepper to taste

Praline Pecans

  • pecan halves
  • brown sugar
  • Kosher salt

Instructions
 

Salad

  • Toss ingredients to mix and dress with Sweet Mustard Vinaigrette

Sweet Mustard Vinaigrette

  • Mix ingredients in a small jar and shake to mix. Store in refrigerator for several weeks. Bring to room temperature or microwave 10-20 seconds to remix before serving. Makes about 1/2 cup

Praline Pecans

  • Sauté pecans in butter and brown sugar until sugar begins to caramelize, stirring constantly and removing from heat before pecans burn. Cool pecans on a piece of wax paper or parchment and sprinkle with salt
Keyword coleslaw, easy salad, fruity coleslaw, strawberry salad, summer salad