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Crunchy Romaine Salad

Rated as 4.9 out of 5 Stars

"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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30 m servings 393 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  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.


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 393 calories; 29.6 g fat; 31.6 g carbohydrates; 3.8 g protein; 12 mg cholesterol; 195 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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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.

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 sh...

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 peo...

Add pomegranate seeds to make a "Wreath Salad" for the winter holidays. Great texture mixing romaine, broccoli, and green onion. You can add 1/2 the Ramen seasoning packet to the dressing as wel...

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

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 sala...

I make this every holiday. It's such a nice detour from regular ranch or French. It's sugary so if you're diabetic this probably isn't a good option. But I love the combination of flavors.

YUM! Definitely add a dash of sesame oil.

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 th...