Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Chicken Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe

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      Chicken Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe
      Strawberry Vinaigrette:
      1/2 cup washed, hulled and sliced strawberries
      1 tsp mustard
      2 tbs red-wine vinegar
      salt and pepper to taste
      sweetener to taste
      1/2 cup olive oil
      Salad:
      8 cups torn lettuce, spinach, and/or arugula (fill a 2-quart mixing bowl)
      1/2 lb sliced boneless skinless chicken breast, that has been grilled or broiled
      2 cups washed, hulled and sliced strawberries
      1/4 cup sliced or slivered toasted almonds
      2 oz feta cheese, crumbled
      Vinaigrette:
      Purée 1/2 cup washed, hulled and sliced strawberries in a blender or food processor. Add 2 tbs red-wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar, 1 tsp mustard, and salt, pepper and sweetener to taste.
      Blend, then add 1/2 cup olive oil. Blend until creamy. Taste and adjust seasonings.
      Use 2 tbs dressing for each salad. Store the remaining dressing in a screw-top jar.
      Makes 8 2-tbs servings Strawberry Vinaigrette.
      Salad:Toss the 8 cups torn lettuce greens, spinach and/or argula with about 1/4 cup strawberry vinaigrette or other oil-and-vinegar type salad dressing.
      On a pretty platter, arrange the 1/2 lb grilled or broiled boneless skinless chicken breast, 2 cups washed, hulled and sliced strawberries, 1/4 cup sliced or slivered toasted almonds, pine nuts or sunflower seeds, and 2 oz crumbled feta cheese or shaved Parmesan cheese.
      For individual salads, distribute the ingredients between two plates or bowls. Serves 2
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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Chicken Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe