Strawberry Salad With Yuzu Strawberry Vinaigrette

Yuzu is an Asian citrus fruit with a slightly floral aroma and sweet-tart flavor that pairs perfectly with ripe strawberries. Look for it in small bottles where Asian ingredients are sold, or substitute equal parts lime and orange juice in a pinch. You’ll get a serving each of fruits and vegetables and the goat cheese and almonds add substance to this salad.



Ingredients for servings

    Vinaigrette

  • 1 pint strawberries hulled and thinly sliced

  • 1.5 teaspoons unseasoned rice wine vinegar

  • 1.5 teaspoons yuzu juice or equal parts fresh lime and orange juice

  • 1.5 teaspoons honey

  • 0.5 teaspoon white miso

  • 0.25 cup safflower oil or light olive oil

  • 8 cups loosely packed mixed baby greens baby spinach or arugula

  • 0.25 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 0.25 cup soft goat cheese crumbled

  • 0.25 cup finely chopped roasted Marcona almonds

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, combine 2 of the sliced strawberries with vinegar, juice, honey and miso. Mash the berries and whisk ingredients together. Gradually whisk in the oil and set aside.

  • In a large serving bowl, toss the remaining berries, greens and dressing together until leaves are coated. Season the salad with pepper. Sprinkle the cheese and nuts on top and serve immediately

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