Strawberry and Stilton Salad
|2 cups sliced strawberries |
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon water
4 cups mixed salad greens
1 ounce crumbled Stilton cheese or feta cheese French Bread (optional)
Combine first four ingredients in a medium bowl; toss well to coat. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour. Strain mixture through a sieve into a jar, reserving liquid. Set aside strawberries. Add oil and water to jar. Cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Arrange 1 cup greens onto individual 4 salad plates. Top with 1/2 cup berries, 2 teaspoons dressing and 1 tablespoon of cheese. Serve with French Bread, if desired. Yield 4 servings.
Thanks to the California Strawberry Commission for this great recipe.