This STRAWBERRY AVOCADO SALAD is a simple, fresh and flavorful side salad that pairs well with most proteins. Fresh strawberries, avocado, greens, sliced almonds and cheese tossed in lemon poppyseed dressing.
STRAWBERRY GARDEN SALAD
This is summertime in salad form. Fresh strawberries and creamy avocado are the stars of this nutritious side dish. The lemon poppyseed dressing brings it all together.
Enjoy this salad as a light lunch, dinner or as a side dish.
Strawberries – Other fruit/berries can be added in addition or instead of the strawberries. Blackberries, blueberries, mango, oranges or blueberries would all taste great in this salad.
Almonds – Other nuts or seeds can be used instead.
Cheese – Feta, blue cheese or gorgonzola are alternatives to the goat cheese. Use your preferred cheese.
- 3/4 Cup Olive Oil
- 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice (1-2 lemons)
- 1 Tablespoon Mayonnaise
- 2 teaspoons Brown Mustard
- 1-2 Tablespoons Honey
- 1-2 Tablespoons Poppy Seeds
- 6 ounces Leafy Greens
- 8 ounces Strawberries - halved or sliced
- 2 Avocados - chopped or sliced
- 1/4 Cup Crumbled Goat Cheese
- 1/4 Cup Sliced Almonds
- Combine dressing ingredients in glass jar with lid. Secure lid tightly then shake until ingredients are fully incorporated.
- Combine salad ingredients. Toss with desired amount of dressing then serve.
This dressing recipe makes enough for the salad and some leftover.
The salad recipe makes enough for 4 small side salads. Double salad recipe if preparing as a stand alone meal.
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Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 705Total Fat 66gSaturated Fat 11gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 53gCholesterol 8mgSodium 278mgCarbohydrates 27gFiber 11gSugar 13gProtein 8g
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