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I current to you my favourite salad ever! When our backyard is producing strawberries, I eat this salad as a lot as I can. I get pleasure from it a lot that I’ve even eaten it for breakfast with eggs on the facet!
Not solely is that this salad stunning to have a look at, it’s simple to make and youngsters like it too.
Easy Strawberry Feta Salad
This salad got here to be in the future once I was impressed by the seasonal offerings of my backyard and our native farmer’s market. I topped recent spinach with sliced strawberries and cucumber and tossed some toasted nuts on prime. I often use pecans and cashews, however you’ll be able to actually use no matter you might have readily available.
When my backyard ran out of recent strawberries and spinach in the future, I made the journey to our native farmer’s market and found a brand new vendor promoting home made, uncooked, grass-fed cheese. Sure, please! I made a decision to attempt all of the varieties… as a result of cheese!
I hadn’t used feta a lot earlier than and wasn’t positive what to do with it. However I figured when unsure, throw it on a salad. So I did. And it was scrumptious.
Doesn’t It Want Salad Dressing?
In my view, the brilliant recent flavors accomplish that a lot for this salad that it solely wants a drizzle of olive oil. Not all of my household agrees. A few of them actually love salad dressing, so I allow them to select their very own. I make my very own salad dressings, so we often have a spread readily available. A few of our favorites are:
If you’re the over-achieving sort (like me) and have 5 further minutes, you possibly can make your individual home made salad dressing… perhaps a strawberry vinaigrette?
Customizing Your Salad
Salad recipes present an important jumping-off level for personalization. For this one, you possibly can in fact use any sort of salad inexperienced or a combination of a number of sorts. In case you don’t have any feta readily available, perhaps some cubes of mozzarella? Or should you like stronger cheeses, some Parmesan or bleu cheese.
The strawberries are fairly very important to the recipe, however you possibly can substitute raspberries in a pinch.
Strawberry and Feta Salad
A light-weight and scrumptious spinach salad with feta, strawberries, cashews, and cucumber.
Place the spinach on a large plate or in a bowl.
Top with crumbled feta, sliced strawberries and cucumber, and nuts.
Drizzle with olive oil.
Enjoy and repeat!
Add cooked chicken for a complete meal.
Serving: 1salad | Calories: 463kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 519mg | Potassium: 1061mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 11443IU | Vitamin C: 77mg | Calcium: 332mg | Iron: 6mg
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