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Ingredients

2 heads romaine lettuce (or spinach)
1 to 2 pints strawberries
1/3 cup sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons minced onion
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup safflower oil
1/4 cup cider vinegar
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1 tablespoon poppy seeds

Instructions

Wash and dry lettuce. Rinse berries, remove stems and cut in half.

For dressing, blend together sugar, onion, paprika and Worcestershire sauce in a jar. Gradually add oil and vinegar in a steady stream until blended. Stir in sesame and poppy seeds.

To serve, arrange lettuce and berries on chilled serving plates. Drizzle dressing over top. Serves 6 to 8.

Note: May also toss lettuce with dressing before adding berries.

Anne Marie Hanson
Moline




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