Saturday, June 8, 2013

Strawberry, Banana Iceberg Salad with lemon/honey red pepper vinaigrette

Strawberry/Banana iceberg salad w/ lemon/honey red pepper vinaigrette 


1 c iceberg lettuce washed & torn to bite size
1 medium raw yellow squash sliced/halved
1 banana sliced
1 Kirby cucumber washed & sliced
4 medium strawberries washed & sliced


1 tsp dried cranberries
1 tsp dried cherries
1 tsp unsalted cashews


1 tbsp honey
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp sea salt
1/8 tsp red pepper
1/8 tsp ground cumin
1 tbsp distilled white vinegar
2 tbsp lemon juice *may add more or less
1/4 c extra virgin olive oil (whisk this slowly) **you may add more or less

In medium size salad bowl combine all the salad ingredients and set aside. 

In smaller bowl combine all the vinaigrette except for the oil. Now slowly add the oil and whisk until it emulsified. Then drizzle 2-3 tbsp over salad , toss to cover evenly . You may add the remaining vinaigrette. 

Sprinkle the toppings (dried cranberries/cherries and cashews over the top of salad. 

Plate and serve.


Bon Apetit! 

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