Strawberry and Feta Salad

Strawberry and Feta Salad

Salads are one of my favorite lunch or dinner options. I especially love ones that balance sweet and salty. The combination of sweet strawberries with briny feta, salty sunflower seeds, and herbaceous hints of basil make for a salad that truly impresses. If you’re interested in making this salad as an entree, top it with some grilled chicken or steak.

Strawberry and Feta Salad

Recipe: Strawberry & Feta Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes     Serves: 4

Dressing Ingredients:
2 tablespoons champagne or white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt

Salad Fixings:
1 head or bag of romain lettuce
2 tablespoons basil, chopped
1/4 cup roasted sunflower seeds
Crumbled feta, to taste
6 strawberries, sliced


In a small bowl, combine all of the dressing ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to serve. In a large salad bowl, combine salad fixings. Top with dressing. Don’t add all of the dressing at once. Add 2/3 and then add a bit more at a time, so it fits your taste.


Other dishes to enjoy with this salad include: shredded beef sandwiches, sausages and grapes, and pulled pork sandwiches.

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