tag: spring recipes

strawberry spring salad

June 25, 2010

happy friday everyone! to wrap up the week i’m going to share the first recipe in our new series of local, in season recipes! it’s my most favorite salad, and i try to make it as often as i can each spring.  it has such an unexpected, mix of salty and sweet flavor.  it’s full of surprises and yummy to the core.  i hope you enjoy it!

avocado, strawberry and walnut salad

salad ingredients:

-3 c of spinach

- 1 avocado

- 12 strawberries

- 1/2 c roasted walnuts

- 1 tbs of extra virgin olive oil

place the spinach in a bowl. slice the avocado and strawberries and place on top.  toss the walnuts with 1 tbs of olive oil and roast in the oven until browned (about 3 mins).  add to the salad.

dressing ingredients:

- 2 tbs sugar

- 2 tbs olive oil

- 4 tsp honey

- 1 tbs cider vinegar

- 1 tsp lemon juice

whisk in a bowl until the sugar dissolves and drizzle over the salad.  enjoy!

{photo credit: strawberries, raw walnut pieces}

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