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Friday, 25 July 2014 08:15

Summer Strawberry Recipes by Jackie Caputo

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Ingredients

Dressing:

• 1 tablespoon sugar stevia

• 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

• 1 tablespoon water

• 1/8 teaspoon salt

• 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

 

Salad:

• 4 cups torn romaine lettuce or arugula

• 4 cups fresh spinach

• 2 cups quartered strawberries

• 1/3 cup vertically sliced red onion

• Optional 12 ounces skinless, boneless rotisserie

chicken breast, sliced

• Optional 2 tablespoons unsalted cashews, halved

• Optional 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese

Preparation

1. To prepare dressing, combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Gradually drizzle in oil, stirring constantly with a

whisk.

2. To prepare salad, combine romaine and next 4 ingredients (through chicken) in a bowl; toss gently. Place about 2 cups chicken mixture on each of 4 plates. Top each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons cashews and 2 tablespoons

cheese. Drizzle about 4 teaspoons dressing over each serving.

 

Strawberry Avacado Salsa

Ingredients

• 1 cup finely chopped strawberries

• 1/4 cup finely chopped peeled avocado

• 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion

• 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

• 1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind

• 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

• 2 teaspoons finely chopped seeded jalapeño pepper

• 1/4 teaspoon sugar

Preparation

1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl; toss gently. Serve immediately.

 

Strawberry Agua Fresca

Ingredients

• 4 cups water

• 1/3 cup sugar stevia

• 6 cups hulled strawberries

• 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)

Preparation

1. Combine water and sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves. Place strawberries in a blender, and process until smooth.

2. Combine the sugar mixture, strawberry puree, and juice; stir well.

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