Strawberry-Almond Feta Salad

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It’s strawberry season! This salad is perfect for a light lunch served with whole wheat pita bread or a great addition to a picnic.

Ingredients

  • ½ c slivered almonds
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ t honey
  • ½ t Dijon mustard
  • 2 T raspberry vinegar (can sub and use all balsamic vinegar)
  • 1 T balsamic vinegar
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • ½ c olive oil
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce, washed and torn (Any salad green makes a lovely alternative – spinach, spring greens, kale, etc. Go with your favorite!)
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries
  • ½ c crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook the almonds, stirring frequently, until lightly toasted. Remove from heat, and let cool.
  2. In a bowl, prepare the dressing by whisking together the garlic, honey, Dijon mustard, raspberry vinegar, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, and olive oil.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together the toasted almonds, romaine lettuce, strawberries, and feta cheese. Cover with the dressing mixture, and toss to serve. ENJOY!