Strawberry Salad with Mojito Vinaigrette Recipe
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Strawberry Salad with Mojito Vinaigrette Recipe

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"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.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 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

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


  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.
Originally published as Strawberry Salad with Mojito Vinaigrette in Healthy Cooking June/July 2011, p31

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Reviewed May. 27, 2013

"Excellent! Very fresh tasting. Love the dressing."

Reviewed Jul. 26, 2011

"I used scallions instead of the red onion. Delicious!"

Reviewed Jun. 23, 2011

"Awesome recipe. Love the mix of flavors."

Reviewed May. 29, 2011

"Made this salad tonight for a party, I doubled it! The Salad turned out great! Big hit! I used almonds instead of walnuts just for something different."

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