Strawberry Summer Salad

Strawberry Summer Salad

1 pint basket fresh California strawberries, stemmed and halved
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh mint or 1/2 teaspoon dried mint
1/2 teaspoon honey
1/2 cup light sour cream
Lettuce leaves
2 cups fresh fruits in season (blueberries, sliced peaches, plums, kiwifruit, oranges)

DIRECTIONS:

To make strawberry dressing, in container of electric blender purée, enough of the strawberries (about 1/2 cup) to make 1/4 cup purée; reserve remaining strawberries. In bowl stir purée, mint and honey into sour cream to blend. To assemble salad, line individual salad plates with lettuce. Arrange reserved strawberries with other fruits on lettuce. Top with strawberry dressing.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:

123 calories; 2 g protein; 4 g fat; 21 g carbohydrate; 11 mg choresterol.

Thanks to the California Strawberry Commission for this great recipe.

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