Spring Salad with Strawberries and Peas
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Recipe type: Salad
 
Enjoy fresh spring vegetables in this light and nutritious salad.
Ingredients
Salad
  • 1½ cups of fresh snap peas (trimmed)
  • mixed salad greens
  • 2 cups of fresh strawberries sliced lengthwise in quarters
  • 1 Persian cucumber (sliced thin)
  • 4 oz crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
Raspberry Basil Dressing
  • ¼ cup Raspberry vinegar
  • 2 shallots (chopped)
  • 3 Tbsp fresh basil (chopped)
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
Salad
  1. Steam the snap peas for 2 minutes until tender-crisp
  2. Once steamed put the snap peas in ice water
  3. Slice the snap peas lengthwise carefully
  4. Toss together the mixed greens, strawberries, cucumber slices, and cheese with the raspberry basil dressing below
Raspberry Basil Dressing
  1. Mix all ingredients or blend until smooth in a blender (depends on desired consistency)
Nutrition Information
Serving size: serves 4
Recipe by Baby Boomer Blog | Travel - Lifestyle for Women Over 50 at https://www.babyboomster.com/spring-salad/