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Strawberry Fields Forever

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That might be a song by the Beatles but what better title for a salad that makes you wish strawberry season was forever. These little berries delight whether eaten fresh out of the patch, with cream, in a salad or any other culinary creation. This strawberry laden salad is heavenly especially when tossed with a freshly made strawberry vinaigrette.

Recipe & Ingredients

Salad
1 head butterhead lettuce, torn (or combo of other greens)
1 cup purple cabbage, shredded
1 carrot, shredded
1 cup fresh sliced strawberries
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Optional:  purple onion, goat or feta cheese

Strawberry Vinaigrette
1/2 cup sliced strawberries
5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
sea salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste

Preparation

For the salad:  In a large salad bowl tear up the greens, add the cabbage and carrots – toss well.  Top with stawberries and walnuts

For the dressing:  Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth