Strawberry Summer Salad

Strawberry Summer SaladSummer is the perfect season for fresh strawberries, abundant in local markets and shops. My Strawberry Summer Salad is easy to make; it’s cool and delicious during the hot summer months. Simply toss together fresh fruit on top of mixed greens for an inviting pop of color, for lots of flavor, and for definite health benefits.

Strawberry Summer Salad
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STRAWBERRY SUMMER SALAD

Any combination of fresh fruits can be used. Fresh raspberries and sliced oranges make a beautiful presentation!

Course Salad
Servings 6 servings
Author Jurga

Ingredients

  • 5 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 5 cups romaine, cut in bite-size pieces
  • 5 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup candied pecans, whole or coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 avocado, diced

Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup raspberry vinegar
  • 1/2 cup grapeseed oil
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Salad Directions:

  1. Toss all ingredients together in a salad bowl.
  2. Add the amount of dressing that you like and toss again.

Dressing Directions:

  1. Shake all ingredients together in a dressing cruet or lidded jar.

Recipe Notes

Gr8 Tips:

Feta cheese can be substituted for the blue cheese.

1 COMMENT

  1. Claudia Kerns | 7th Aug 15

    Looks delicious!! Thanks for the substitution suggestions!!

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