Cool off on the dog days of summer with the refreshing and healthy Strawberry Avocado Salad. The avocado slices add a nutty taste the strawberries and the vinegar-honey dressing prolongs the overall zest in your mouth. This simple and easy to make Strawberry Avocado Salad Recipe has the taste and capability to become one of your favorite light dishes or meals. It makes just 1 to 2 servings but do not hesitate to increase the ration of its ingredients if you want o make more servings.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Serving size: 2
Utensils used: mixing bowls, serving bowl, spoon, fork or whisk
- 2 cups torn salad greens - baby greens, or mesclun etc are also preferred
- 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and sliced
- 10 strawberries – finely sliced
- ½ cup chopped pecans
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 4 teaspoons honey
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
Prepare the honey-vinegar dressing
First of all make the honey-vinegar dressing and leave it for some time to marinate until you prepare the other ingredients. Take a medium bowl and pour in 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, 4 teaspoons of pure honey, 1 tablespoon of cider vinegar and 1 teaspoon of freshly extracted lemon juice. Moreover, add in 2 tablespoons of sugar. Take a medium spoon, fork or whisk and beat all the dressing ingredients until mix well and forms a rich dressing. Set the dressing’s bowl aside to marinate thoroughly.
Prepare the salad
Pick a large salad or serving bowl and place the torn salad greens in it. Top with strawberry and avocado slices.
Pour in Vinegar-honey dressing
Drizzle the vinegar-honey dressing all over the salad and toss gently to coat the ingredients.
Sprinkle the finely chopped pecans all over the salad and serve. Otherwise, if you like this salad chill, then simply refrigerate up to 1 or 2 hours before serving.