Strawberry Salad

Spring means strawberries! Spend a sunny day outside picking your own bright, juicy strawberries at Point Harbor and then come home and make this fresh, delicious salad. 

Strawberry Salad

  • 6 cups spring greens
  • 1 pint strawberries
  • ½ red onion 
  • Candied walnuts
  • Roquefort or goat cheese 
  • Salt 
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Balsamic vinaigrette of your choosing 

To make the salad

  • Wash and dry the greens 
  • Wash the strawberries, remove the tops, and and cut them into quarters 
  • Slice onion into slivers 
  • Add greens to chilled bowl, season to taste with salt and pepper
  • Top with strawberries, onion, candied walnuts, cheese
  • Serve immediately with dressing on the side 

Tips for enjoying a restaurant quality salad:

  • Chill your bowl in the freezer for at least 20 min before serving your salad
  • Add salt (and freshly ground pepper) to your salad 
  • Make your own salad dressing

Balsamic Vinaigrette 

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 
  • ¼ cup aged balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 clove finely minced garlic 
  • Salt 
  • Freshly ground pepper 

To make the dressing

  • Combine ingredients – you can whisk by hand but it will get combined better if you put it in a blender. 

This salad is the perfect side to be served with grilled steak or chicken right off the grill!