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Strawberry Salad with Mojito Vinaigrette Recipe

Strawberry Salad with Mojito Vinaigrette Recipe

"Mojitos are a fun summery drink and the inspiration behind this refreshing side salad. No rum was used in my recipe, but it certainly could be added to the vinaigrette.” —Donna Marie Ryan, Topsfield, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 4 fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • SALAD:
  • 1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a blender, combine the first eight ingredients. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Set aside.
  • 2. Divide salad greens among five salad plates; top with strawberries, onion, cheese and walnuts. Drizzle with vinaigrette. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups salad with 2 tablespoons vinaigrette equals 178 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 195 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.