1/2 C vegetable oil
1/3 C sugar
1/4 C red wine vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp paprika
8 C torn romaine
2 1/2 C sliced fresh strawberries
1 C shredded monterey jack cheese
1/2 C chopped walnuts
Combine the first seven ingredients in a jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well. Just before serving, toss the salad greens, strawberries, cheese and walnuts in a large salad bowl. Drizzle with dressing and toss.
I made this for the first time on Mother's Day 2008. I really liked it and will definitely make it again.