Baby Greens Salad With Strawberries and Blue Cheese

Recipe by ChefDLH
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 5
    medium strawberries (washed and hulled, from 1-pound container)
  • 2
    tablespoons balsamic vinegar (plus extra for berry puree)
  • 13
  • 34
    tablespoon sugar
  • 1
    (6 ounce) bag salad greens (baby bitter greens mixture i.e spinach, arugula, mache, watercress or all spinach 5 ounces)
  • remaining strawberry, sliced
  • 13
    cup packaged oven-roasted sliced almonds
  • 4
    ounces wisconsin blue cheese, crumbled

DIRECTIONS

  • Make the dressing.
  • Whirl the 3 to 5 strawberries in a blender with a dash of balsamic vinegar until puréed (or mash by hand).
  • In a small bowl, whisk the 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, olive oil and sugar until well blended. Whisk in pureed berries.
  • Place greens in salad bowl. Add desired amount of dressing and toss.
  • Add almond slices and Blue cheese and lightly toss.
  • Serve immediately.