Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Spring Goat Cheese Salad

Spring Salad with Strawberries and Goat Cheese

3 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon oil
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste

4 cups mixed greens (spinach or
1 cup sliced strawberries
¼ cup crumbled goat cheese
2 tablespoons salted dry-roasted pistachio nuts, chopped

In a cup, stir together juice, oil, vinegar, pepper, salt; set aside.

Arrange mixed greens in a large shallow bowl; top with strawberries, cheese, and nuts.  Just before serving, stir 
dressing and drizzle over salad; toss gently but well.  Yields about 1 ¼ cups per serving.