Cheddar Almond Lettuce Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by looneytunesfan

Sugared almonds and a honey-mustard dressing make this salad a real standout.

Top Review by gailanng

Husband has a misplaced sense of humor. I told him I had an "exotic" salad for his lunch. He thought I said "erotic" and was expecting something fun and frisky. What am I going to to with that man? Made for Best of 2009 and goes straight to my tops 2010 list.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small heavy skillet, combine almonds and sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5-6 minutes or until nuts are coated and golden. Spread onto foil to cool.
  2. Divide romaine among salad plates; top with eggs and cheese.
  3. In a blender, combine the sugar, vinegar, honey, lemon juice, onion powder, celery seed, mustard, paprika and salt. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Drizzle over salads; sprinkle with almonds. Serve immediately.

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