Strawberry Recipes

It is strawberry season and Owner of Golden Fig, Laurie Crowell, stopped by with some recipes to help us celebrate.

Strawberry And Beet Salad

Vinaigrette –

2 TB olive oil
1 TB Basil Balsamic Vinegar
1 tsp honey
1 TB coarse mustard
salt and pepper to taste

Place ingredients in small jar and shake to emulsify

4 large beets, roasted
1.5 C fresh strawberries washed and quartered
handful of fresh basil, torn into smallish pieces
1/2 C crumbled chevre

In bowl, gently toss strawberries and balsamic with vinaigrette.  Place into serving bowl and crumble chevre and torn basil over top.


Strawberry Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette

4 C mixed greens
2 C washed and quartered strawberries
1 thinly sliced shallot
1/2 C crumbled blue cheese


2 TB olive oil
1 TB Chocolate balsamic vinegar
1 tsp honey
2 TB smashed strawberries
salt and pepper to taste

Place vinaigrette ingredients into a jar and shake until emulsified.

Place greens on plate

Top with strawberries. Scatter shallots around. Crumble blue cheese over and drizzle vinaigrette over just before serving.

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