Strawberry Bacon Salad with Strawberry Jam Dressing

Now this is one of those salads that I just can't wait to share with you guys. I've always wanted to make a strawberry dressing, but thought it would be too much work. Then I found this recipe for strawberry jam dressing and it was so easy!
This dressing comes together in no time and it's easily some of the best I've ever had. I mean what's not to love about strawberries??
The dressing complements the saltiness of the bacon and parmesan and goes perfectly with the heat of the red pepper and onion.
If you want a salad that will wow a crowd, this is it! 

Strawberry Bacon Salad with Strawberry Jam Dressing
2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
3 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup strawberry jam
2 (10 oz.) bags chopped romaine lettuce
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 purple onion, sliced
1 cup sliced strawberries
6 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese

For the dressing:
1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Chill in the refrigerator until ready to use.
For the salad:

1. Toss the lettuce, red pepper, onion and strawberries with the dressing right before serving. Add the bacon and parmesan and toss until evenly distributed. 


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