Strawberry Salad with Feta, Avocado and Toasted AlmondsIt’s strawberry season here in New England, which means a full-on strawberry frenzy in the kitchen for us here at CTbites. Watson’s Catering and Events has created this easy and delicious summer salad. If you still have a quart of strawberries leftover from your strawberry-picking adventures, this is where you’ll want to put them to work.
Strawberry Salad with Feta, Avocado and Toasted Almonds
2 teaspoons Dijon vinaigrette
1 teaspoon agave nectar
1 small shallot, minced
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Sea Salt and freshly ground pepper
12 cups butter lettuce (3 small heads)
1 quart strawberries, halved or
quartered depending size
2 ripe avocados, cubed
4 ounces crumbled feta (1 cup)
1 cup toasted almonds
1. In a small bowl stir together the mustard, agave, shallot and vinegar. Stir in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
2. Put the lettuce in a large bowl. Add strawberries, avocado, feta and almonds. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad, gently toss well and serve.