This colorful and vibrant strawberry walnut salad combines the sweetness of fresh strawberries, the crunchiness of candied walnuts, and the creaminess of fresh mozzarella balls to create a symphony of flavors. This salad is quick and simple to make and is excellent as a light lunch or a refreshing side dish. It features a basic oil and vinegar dressing that lets the natural flavors shine.
Ingredients Apple Cider Vinaigrette – ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil – 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar – 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup – Salt and pepper Walnut Strawberry Salad – 5 ounces of mixed salad greens – 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled, rinsed and sliced – 1 cup candied walnuts – 8 ounces Mozzarella cheese balls
1. Make the vinaigrette: In a small dish or jar, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper.
1. Place the salad greens in a large bowl. Add the sliced strawberries, candied walnuts, and Mozzarella cheese.
1. Toss the salad with the vinaigrette and serve with garlic bread or homemade Dutch oven bread.
– You can make the vinaigrette ahead of time and refrigerate it for up to 7 days. Keep it stored in an airtight container. – If the vinaigrette separates after sitting for a bit, just whisk it again or give the jar a good shake.
This strawberry walnut salad is a great choice for a healthy side salad or you can add some protein to transform it into a main meal. The combination of crisp Spring mix greens, juicy strawberries, and the sweet, nutty flavor from candied walnuts makes it the perfect combination of flavors and textures. Play around with the ingredients to make it your own creation.
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