SUMMER STRAWBERRY SALAD WITH YOGURT DRESSING

Published on: 06/19/2023
green salad with strawberries, feta cheese, almonds, yogurt dressing
green salad with strawberries, feta cheese, almonds, yogurt dressing

SUMMER STRAWBERRY SALAD WITH YOGURT DRESSING

“Strawberry fields forever”… is all I keep singing when making this recipe, as well as looking as the picture. It is such a delight of sweetness and summer – hard to get enough! What a great way to consume vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants. Just be sure to add your lean protein of choice on top!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

Dressing

  • ½ cup fresh strawberries washed and cored
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup nonfat Greek yogurt plain
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground pepper to taste

Salad

  • 4-5 cups romaine washed, dried and chopped into bite-size pieces (any favorite greens!)
  • ½ cup fresh strawberries washed and sliced thin
  • ¼ cup roasted walnuts chopped
  • ¼ cup feta cheese optional
  • freshly ground pepper
  • Optional protein toppings for a main dish: grilled or blackened chicken, tofu, shrimp

Instructions
 

  • Place all of the dressing ingredients in a blender. Blend for about 30 seconds, or until smooth. If too thick, add another tablespoon of water at a time until desired consistency. Taste and add more ground pepper as desired. Set aside.
  • Place salad greens in medium salad bowl. Toss with 3-4 tablespoons of prepared dressing.
  • Top with strawberries, walnuts, feta cheese, and protein. Drizzle with and additional 1–2 teaspoons dressing and freshly ground pepper to taste. Makes 4 servings.

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