Simple and Delicious Valentine’s Day Recipe: Strawberry Almond Salad with Basil-Balsamic Vinaigrette
Looking for something different to share with the one you love this Valentine’s Day? Of course, there’s always the go-to box of chocolates, but why not try something extra special this year and celebrate your love with a healthful twist? This Valentine’s Day, stay in with the one you love and make this delicious strawberry almond salad with basil-balsamic vinaigrette.
What you need:
2 medium uncooked shallots, chopped
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup water
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. honey
1/4 Tsp. black pepper
2 Tbsp. basil, chopped
8 cups fresh mixed baby greens
1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1/2 cup (sliced) uncooked red onions, sliced
16 oz. strawberries, sliced
Process first 6 ingredients in a blender until fully blended. Stir in basil.
Combine greens and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss gently. Serve immediately.