Mixed Green Salad with Fresh Strawberries, Toasted Almonds, and Goat Cheese with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette
This is a really fresh and pretty salad. You can easily change the spring mix to spinach or romaine, the almonds to pecans or pine nuts, and the goat cheese to feta or blue cheese.
1 pound basket of strawberries, cleaned and hulled
1 5 ounce package of spring mix
1 1/3 cups crumbled goat cheese
½ cup of toasted almonds
½ cup olive oil
3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 Tablespoon sugar
Mash enough strawberries to measure 1/3 cup.
Whisk oil, vinegar, and sugar in a small bowl to blend.
Whisk in mashed strawberries. Season with salt and pepper.
Slice remaining strawberries.
Place greens in bowl.
Top with goat cheese, almonds and sliced strawberries.