Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Serves: 6 Edit
Yields: About 12 cups or 6 accompaniment servings
Total Time: 5 min
Prep Time: 5 min
* 1 pound(s) strawberries, hulled and sliced
* 2 tablespoon(s) (plus one teaspoon) white balsamic vinegar
* 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
* Salt and coarsely ground black pepper
* 2 bag(s) (5 to 6 ounces each) baby spinach
* 3 ounce(s) (3⁄4 cup) goat cheese, such as Montrachet, crumbled
* 1/4 cup(s) sliced almonds, toasted
1. In blender, puree 3/4 cup strawberries with vinegar, olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Transfer vinaigrette to large serving bowl.
2. Add spinach and remaining straw­berries to bowl and toss to coat with dressing. Crumble goat cheese over top of salad and sprinkle with toasted almonds.

Side note: I had this salad a few months ago and LOVED IT. As you probably notice I love strawberries b/c I have already put 2 or 3 recipes with strawberries. :)

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