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Strawberry Goat Cheese Spring Salad

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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)
Course Salads
Cuisine American
Keyword entree, goat cheese, salad, spring, spring mix, strawberry, vinaigrette
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4
Calories 393
Author Laurie McNamara

Ingredients

FOR THE VINAIGRETTE:

  • 1 to 2 pinches fine salt
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry blush vinegar
  • 2 generous tablespoons seedless raspberry jam
  • 3 tablespoons roasted walnut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon shallot grated fresh
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic grated fresh
  • black pepper freshly ground, to taste

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 10 ounces spring mix roughly 2 and 1/2 ounces per person
  • 1 pound strawberries hulled and sliced
  • 2 small avocados sliced
  • goat cheese crumbled
  • 4 [chicken breast halves] grilled and sliced
  • [candied pecans]

Instructions

TO MAKE THE VINAIGRETTE:

  • 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.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 393kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 194mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 12g