Strawberry Goat Cheese Spring Salad is a light and fresh salad. Spring greens topped with juicy strawberries, crumbled goat cheese, sliced avocado, grilled chicken and candied pecans before being drizzled with a simple raspberry walnut vinaigrette. (times listed do not include making candied pecans or grilling chicken)
Keyword entree, goat cheese, salad, spring, spring mix, strawberry, vinaigrette
Prep Time 15mins
Total Time 15mins
Author Laurie McNamara
FOR THE VINAIGRETTE:
1 to 2pinchesfine salt
1tablespoonraspberry blush vinegar
2generous tablespoonsseedless raspberry jam
3tablespoonsroasted walnut oil
black pepperfreshly ground, to taste
FOR THE SALAD:
10ouncesspring mixroughly 2 and 1/2 ounces per person
Start by adding fine salt and vinegar to a jar. Measure and add in seedless raspberry jam, walnut oil, grated shallot and garlic. Lastly season with freshly ground black pepper to taste and whisk until incorporated.
TO MAKE THE SALAD:
Divide the spring mix among bowls and top with sliced strawberries, avocado, goat cheese, sliced grilled chicken and the candied pecans.
Drizzle with 1 to 2 tablespoons of the vinaigrette and season with more freshly ground black pepper.