Crunchy Romaine Salad
- 1 cup walnuts, chopped
- 1 pkg Ramen noodles, uncooked, broken up (discard flavor packet)
- 4 Tbs unsalted butter
- 1 head romaine lettuce, washed, broken into pieces (can also get a bag)
- 1 bunch of broccoli, washed and cut into bite sized pieces
- 4 green onions chopped
- 1 cup of Sweet and Sour Dressing (see below)
Sweet and Sour Dressing (yields 2 1/2 cups)
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 red wine vinegar
- 3 tsp soy sauce
- salt and pepper to taste
In a large skillet, brown walnuts and Ramen noodles in butter. Turn out on paper towels. Mix lettuce, broccoli, onions. Just before serving, add walnut/noodle mixture, pour dressing over and toss.
This recipe can be found on page 68 of Come On In, a cookbook published by the Junior League of Jackson, Mississippi, in 1992.