STRAWBERRY SALAD W/BALSAMIC DIJON DRESSING

 

  • Cooking Time: 0
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 10

Ingredients

  • Organic Mixed Green package
  • 1 small red onion - thinly sliced
  • 1lb fresh strawberries -hulled and quartered
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 log Goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts
  • 1 recipe balsamic vinaigrette dressing
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic - crushed
  • 2 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions

  • Vinaigrette Dressing:
  • In small bowl or jar mix vinegar, garlic, Dijon mustard and salt and pepper. Let sit until salt dissolves.
  • Whisk in 1/2 olive oil until emulsified.
  • On large platter or bowl dress mixed greens with half the vinaigrette.
  • Layer the strawberries, sliced onions, chopped nuts and avocado on top of dressed greens.
  • Crumble goat cheese over the top of salad
  • Drizzle additional dressing over salad to taste.
  • Salad can also be served with grilled chicken for a light supper main dish.

Notes

This is one of my husband's favorite salads. During the summer we grill skinless chicken breasts and serve on top of the salad for a light summer meal.

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