Balsamic Strawberry & Pine Nut Salad
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 3-4 mins
Ever dunked a strawberry in some balsamic? Its a good combo, so whip your organic strawbs into a fruity balsamic salad with buttery pine nuts.
This recipe is a:
215 kcal
(per portion)
Ingredients you'll need
From your kitchen
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
You'll need
  • Pan
  • A couple of bowls
  • Food processor or blender (optional)
  • Veg peeler
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Heat a pan. When warm, tip in the pine nuts. Toast them for 3-4 mins till golden. Transfer to a bowl.

  • 2.

    Pop half of the strawberries into a food processor bowl or blender. Pour in the balsamic vinegar and honey. Add 1/2 tbsp oil with a good crack of black pepper and a pinch of salt. Blitz till smooth. No processor? Simply crush the strawberries with the back of a fork and whisk through the remaining dressing ingredients.

  • 3.

    Using a veg peeler, shave ribbons of cucumber, turning it as you go. When you reach the seedy middle, stop and finely chop this.

  • 4.

    Place the peppery salad leaves and cucumber ribbons into a large bowl. Pour in half of the strawberry dressing and toss together.

  • 5.

    Arrange the whole strawberries on top and scatter over the pinenuts. Drizzle over the remaining dressing. Crack over a little more pepper and serve.

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