Sunday, March 13, 2011

Spring Ahead Strawberry salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Did the loss of an hour catch you unaware today? My body clock is off. Thinking Spring and all the delicious foods the season will bring. Strawberries are on my mind today.

1/4 cup fresh squeezed Orange juice
2 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons Honey
1/3 tsp Cracked black pepper
Romaine hearts coarsely chopped. chilled
1 Navel orange, peeled. sliced chilled
8 beautiful fresh large Plant City strawberries, sliced
2 green onions chopped or some red onion slivers
Optional crumbled feta cheese

Combine dressing ingredients in a jar.
Shake and chill.
Arrange clean romaine hearts on a platter.
Scatter onions over lettuce.
Top with orange slices and strawberry slices.
Shake dressing one more time.
Lightly dress salad with vinaigrette.
Top with crumbled feta.


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