Strawberry Salad with Feta, Avocado and Toasted AlmondsIt's strawberry season here in New England, which means a full-on strawberry frenzy in the kitchen for us here at CTbites. Watson's Catering and Events has created this easy and delicious summer salad. If you still have a quart of strawberries leftover from your strawberry-picking adventures, this is where you'll want to put them to work.
Strawberry Salad with Feta, Avocado and Toasted Almonds
2 teaspoons Dijon vinaigrette
1 teaspoon agave nectar
1 small shallot, minced
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Sea Salt and freshly ground pepper
12 cups butter lettuce (3 small heads)
1 quart strawberries, halved or
quartered depending size
2 ripe avocados, cubed
4 ounces crumbled feta (1 cup)
1 cup toasted almonds
1. In a small bowl stir together the mustard, agave, shallot and vinegar. Stir in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
2. Put the lettuce in a large bowl. Add strawberries, avocado, feta and almonds. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad, gently toss well and serve.
Watson's Catering and Events is located at One Glenville Street, Greenwich, Connecticut, 06830. Telephone: 203 532 0132, watsonscatering.com.