Tested till perfect Mixed Green Salad With Strawberry Salsa
Mixed Green Salad With Strawberry Salsa
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Mixed Green Salad With Strawberry Salsa

This pretty, colourful, ultra-fresh salad makes a great side dish or light lunch. When choosing strawberries, let your nose be your guide—the sweetest strawberries always smell lovely and fragrant.

By Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: May 2014

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 15 minutes
  • Portion size 6 servings


  • 12 cups 12cupstorn green and/or red leaf lettuce
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupsliced almonds, toasted

White Balsamic and Honey Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupextra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspwhite balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tsp 4tspDijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspliquid honey
  • 1 1clove garliccloves of garlic, minced
  • Pinch Pincheach salt and pepper

Strawberry Salsa:

  • 2 cups 2cupsquartered hulled strawberrystrawberries
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupthinly sliced spring bulb onion
  • 1 1jalapeño pepperjalapeño peppers, seeded and finely diced
  • 4 tsp 4tspwhite balsamic vinegar
  • Pinch Pincheach salt and pepper
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Strawberry Salsa: Stir together strawberries, onions, jalapeño pepper, vinegar, salt and pepper. Let stand for 5 minutes.

White Balsamic and Honey Dressing: Meanwhile, in small glass measure, whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, garlic, salt and pepper until well combined. In large bowl, toss lettuce with dressing to coat. Top with strawberry salsa; sprinkle with almonds.

Change it Up - Mixed Green Salad with Chicken and Strawberry Salsa: Top finished salad with thinly sliced grilled boneless skinless chicken breast.

Nutritional Information per serving: about

cal 164 pro 3g total fat 12g sat. fat 2g
carb 12g dietary fibre 3g sugar 8g chol 0mg
sodium 63mg potassium 263mg


calcium 5 iron 10 vit A 43 vit C 58
folate 18
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