Strawberry Salad

Golden Delights

Who: Fairview Haven Retirement Community
Cost: $25 includes shipping
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Strawberry Salad

Course Salad


  • Mixed greens
  • Fresh strawberries sliced
  • Feta cheese crumbled
  • Candied pecans:
  • 2 T. butter
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. cider vinegar
  • 3 c. pecan halves
  • Salad dressing:
  • 1 can frozen strawberry daiquiri
  • 1 c. cider vinegar
  • 1 c. oil
  • 1-1/2 c. sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Melt butter in large skillet and add pecans.
  • Saute’ until lightly browned.
  • Add brown sugar and cook until slightly caramelized.
  • Add vinegar and continue cooking on low heat, stirring continuously, until all liquid is evaporated.
  • Spread pecans on baking sheets and lightly sprinkle with salt.
  • Bake 5-10 minutes, turning once.
  • Mix dressing ingredients and shake until well mixed.
  • Toss all salad ingredients together along with candied pecans and drizzle with dressing.