Strawberry Pesto Salad Recipe

Strawberry Pesto Salad strawberry pesto recipe salad

Ingredients

8 cups Spinach
12 ounces Strawberries (sliced)
1⁄2 cup Pistachios (coarsely chopped)
1⁄2   a Jicama (peeled & diced)
12   Basil Leaves (diced)
1⁄2 cup shredded parmesan (optional)
    Balsamic Dressing (store-bought, or homemade recipe below!)

Notes

I served mine vegetarian, but feel free to add grilled chicken if you’d like. And for the kids and hubby add grilled cheese or pizza as a main dish 😉

Instructions

  1. Fill a large serving bowl with the spinach.
  2. Layer on all remaining topics.
  3. Serve with a side of balsamic dressing (either store-bought, or homemade version below).

Yields 4 Servings

Balsamic Strawberry Vinaigrette

Balsamic Strawberry Vinaigrette

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup diced strawberries
1⁄2 cup Olive Oil
4 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
1 teaspoon Sea Salt
1⁄2 teaspoon Minced Garlic
6   Fresh Basil Leaves
1 1⁄2 tablespoon Water

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large measuring cup.
  2. Use an immersion stick blender (or a blender will work) to puree the dressing.
  3. Serve over the Strawberry Pesto Salad.
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