Strawberry Salad with Walnuts & Goat Cheese
This is a wonderful strawberry salad with walnuts and goat cheese added for a delicious twist.
For the pomegranate vinaigrette:
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses (available at Middle Eastern groceries)
1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon finely minced shallotsalt to taste
6 cups mesclun
1 cup strawberries, hulled and thinly sliced
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
3 ounces soft goat cheese, crumbled (also known as chevre cheese)
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Whisk all the vinaigrette ingredients together and set aside.
Arrange greens on plates. Top with berries, drizzle with dressing and top with walnuts and crumbled goat cheese then season with freshly ground pepper. Serve immediately.Serves 4
Variations* Don't worry if you can't find the pomegranate molasses. Just add the same amount of crushed strawberries and a bit of sugar (about 1/2 a teaspoon). It won't taste exactly the same, but it will still be delicious.
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