The perfect balance of savory and sweet might just be found in your salad course! Salty Sweet Strawberry Salad features sweet strawberries, tangy blue cheese, crunchy pecans, and succulent bacon on a crisp bed of lettuce. Drizzle on homemade honey-balsamic vinaigrette and you have a winning, crave-worthy dish! Salty Sweet Strawberry Salad is a speedy touch of summer whenever you need it!


    For the honey-balsamic vinaigrette:

    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • salt, to taste
    • ground black pepper, to taste

    For the salad:

    • 8 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
    • 1 pound strawberries, sliced
    • 5–6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
    • 2/3 cup blue cheese, crumbled
    • 2/3 cup pecans, chopped


    Step 1 –In a small bowl, add the olive oil, the balsamic vinegar, the honey, and the Dijon mustard and whisk to combine.

    Step 2 –Season the dressing with the salt and the pepper.

    Step 3 –In a large serving bowl, add the lettuce, the strawberries, the bacon, the blue cheese, and the pecans and toss to combine.

    Step 4 –Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.

    Step 5 –Serve.