Strawberry Delight Salad with Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette

Serves: 4 to 6

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With a double dose of berries in both the salad and the dressing, this recipe is sure to please strawberry lovers.

Ingredients

Vinaigrette:

Salad:

  • 12 to 16 ounces mixed baby greens Add to list
  • 1/2 pound strawberries, sliced Add to list
  • Optional garnishes: watercress or sunflower sprouts and Spicy Maple Pecans (sold in the PCC Deli) Add to list

Preparation

For the vinaigrette, combine the strawberries, maple syrup, vanilla, red wine vinegar and champagne vinegar in a skillet. Let it simmer, covered, until strawberries are soft, 10 to 15 minutes. Strain the juice and set aside.

In a blender, combine cooked strawberries and fresh basil. Add olive oil slowly while blending. Add salt, then pour into a bowl and stir in the reserved juice. Refrigerate until cooled.

Arrange the greens and sliced strawberries in a bowl or on individual plates. Dress with the vinaigrette and desired garnishes.

Recipe by Birgitte Antonsen, PCC Cooks instructor

Source: Sound Consumer May 2007

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