Monday, February 24, 2014
Who's ready for a taste of summer? Yes- your strawberries will be coming from South America. But desperate times call for desperate measures.
This dish will be sure to impress at your next get together! So fresh and delicious. AND it's easy.
Strawberry and Feta Salad with Mint Walnut Pesto
1 1/2 lb fresh strawberries, washed, stemmed and quartered lengthwise
1 1/2 oz crumbled feta cheese
3 Tbsp crushed walnuts
5-6 baby spinach leaves (on the larger side), stemmed
12 fresh mint leaves
1/2 lemon, juiced
1 tsp honey
1 tsp walnut oil
In a small food processor, combine walnuts, spinach, mint, lemon, honey, and olive oil. Mix until a smooth puree is formed.
Add strawberries and feta cheese to bowl, then add pesto and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for one hour prior to serving.
Nutrition Info per 3/4 cup: 137 calories, 7 g fat, 4 g protein, 13 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber
Posted by Lindsay Kay Kordick, MS, RD, LN, EPc at 3:30 AM