Copycat Culver’s Strawberry Fields Salad

I really don’t like stopping at fast food restaurants so much.  Usually, I find that the food contains a lot of calories for just a little satisfaction.   When my family is traveling, we might stop at a fast food restaurant.  I usually try to get something healthier, like a salad or a grilled chicken sandwich.   But then, I usually end up with a piece of chicken that tastes just like sodium.

One exception for me is Culver’s.  I love the grilled chicken sandwiches at Culver’s and I really love their salads. A lot.

But when I am home in Cedar Falls.  Do I need to pay $6.00 for one salad?   Instead, I can buy the ingredients, and make several Strawberry Fields salads!

You can use any chicken you have around on this salad.  I have been into keeping rotisserie chickens in the fridge for salads and sandwiches.  You can also grill some chicken breasts and keep them in the fridge.

I love keeping fancy salad toppings around.   I find that adding fruit, nuts and cheese to a salad really makes salad into a meal.   I love this salad.  I have been really into making salads out of Romain lettuce lately.  I like how Romain lettuce has a nice crunch to it.

I almost always choose the honey-mustard salad dressing when I order salads at Culver’s.   I will include my recipe for my homemade honey-mustard too.   If you don’t like honey-mustard, this salad would also taste wonderful with poppyseed dressing.

Strawberry Fields Salad this recipe makes one lunch-sized salad 

Ingredients 

2-3 cups of chopped Romain lettuce

5-10 strawberries- sliced

1/4 cup of crumbled blue cheese

1/2 cup of grilled chicken

1/4 cup of toasted pecans

1/3 cup of honey mustard salad dressing

Honey-Mustard Salad Dressing 

Ingredients 

1/3 cup of Greek Yogurt or Mayo

2 tablespoons of honey

4 tablespoons of dijon mustard

1 teaspoon of cider vinegar

1 teaspoon canola oil

 

One Comment

  1. i’ve never actually had the culvers version of this salad but love your recipe and am looking forward to having it all summer. its also a fancy lunch to invite other stay home mommas over for.

     

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