Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Basil

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 tablespoons aged balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups small strawberries
  • 2 to 3 cups spinach leaves, from a farmer's market
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons EVOO
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
Directions
  • Chop the shallot and put it in a small bowl. Add the vinegar, sugar and lemon juice and set aside.

  • Meanwhile, hull the strawberries and cut them in half. Transfer to a serving bowl along with the spinach and basil.

  • Whisk the EVOO into the vinegar mixture and season with salt and pepper. Toss the salad with the dressing and season with salt and pepper.


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