Are you tired of the same old salads and looking to try something new and delicious? Look no further! This Strawberry Feta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette is the perfect lunch or dinner option that can be prepared in minutes.
Sometimes it’s fun to step outside our comfort zones and experiment with new flavors. This salad is a hit with my son, who is a lover of all things fresh and green. The combination of mixed greens, sliced strawberries, glazed walnuts, and a homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette creates a burst of flavors that will have your taste buds dancing. Trust me, it’s that good!
Ingredients for Strawberry Feta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette:
- One 5-ounce package of mixed greens of your choice
- 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
- 1/2 cup crumbled Feta Cheese
- 3 tablespoons Glazed Walnuts (recipe below)
- 4 tablespoons chopped walnuts
- 2 tablespoons white sugar
- 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
- 3 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
- 1 garlic clove
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
How To Make The Glazed Walnuts For The Salad
Adding glazed walnuts to this salad takes it to another level. It’s easy to make and only takes five minutes. Simply place 4 tablespoons of walnuts in a heavy-duty frying pan, top them with 2 tablespoons of white sugar, and stir until the sugar dissolves. In no time, you’ll have perfectly glazed walnuts that add a delightful sweet crunch to your salad.
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How to Make the Balsamic Vinaigrette
The homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette for this salad is a game-changer. With just a few simple ingredients and a couple of minutes, you’ll have a tangy and delicious dressing ready to elevate your salad. In a medium bowl, combine Dijon Mustard, Balsamic Vinegar, and minced garlic. Stir them together, then gradually add the olive oil in a steady stream while whisking the ingredients. The dressing will thicken slightly as you whisk. Season with salt and pepper to taste and give it one final whisk.
What fresh fruits go well with a Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing?
If you have allergies or simply prefer different fruits, you can easily substitute the fresh strawberries in this recipe with any fruit of your choice. Here are some fruits that pair exceptionally well with this homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette:
- Fresh berries
With the glazed walnuts prepared, your chosen fruit sliced, and the Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing made, all that’s left to do is enjoy your flavorful creation. Strawberry Feta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette is not only a healthy option, but it’s also incredibly satisfying.
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So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to indulge in the amazing flavors of this Strawberry Feta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette. Trust me, it’s a taste you won’t forget!