Strawberry Fields Forever Salad

Dan Goldberg
Too many ripe strawberries (is there such a thing?) led Jenna Burke to come up with some new uses. This sweet and savory salad is one happy result. Prep Time: 20 minutes.

Yield:

Makes 6 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 209
Caloriesfromfat 82 %
Protein 4.1 g
Fat 19 g
Satfat 3.9 g
Carbohydrate 7.1 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Sodium 176 mg
Cholesterol 8.4 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Salt and pepper
8 cups mixed salad greens
6 large strawberries, hulled and sliced
1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans
1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

Preparation

1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, and dry mustard. Add salt and pepper to taste.

2. In a large bowl, combine salad greens, strawberries, pecans, and red onion. Toss with dressing. Top with blue cheese and serve.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

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Jenna Burke, Hillsboro, OR,

June 2006