Mixed Greens with Strawberry Vinaigrette and Edible Flowers

Serves 6

Edible flowers such as pansies, nasturtiums and geraniums are not just beautiful on the plate. Their flavors are unique and complement the berry vinaigrette in this easy summer salad, too.

Ingredients: 
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 12 cups mesclun mix
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans
  • Edible flowers (such as pansies, nasturtiums and geraniums), to taste
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbles
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Method: 

Put oil, strawberries, vinegar, yogurt, and pepper into a food processor and purée to make a dressing.

Toss together mesclun mix, pecans, flowers and feta with the dressing and serve, garnished with a few more flowers, if you like.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:260 calories (220 from fat), 24g total fat, 4.5g saturated fat, 10mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 4g protein
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