Monday, February 24, 2014

80--- Strawberry and Feta Salad with Mint Walnut Pesto

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
Serves 4

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

1 comment:

  1. Yum! This looks so good!! And yes I have already bought and eaten my strawberries from mexico....I am so ready for spring!