Mixed Greens with Strawberry Vinaigrette and Edible Flowers

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.

  • 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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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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