Tender Green Salad with Strawberries, Cucumber and Basil

Tender greens topped with strawberries, cucumber, basil, and toasted pistachio

Prep Time: 3 to 5 minutes

Cook Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 head butter, Boston or bib lettuce, leaves torn (about 5 cups, lightly packed)
  • 6 large or 12 small strawberries, quartered if large, halved if small
  • 1/4 English cucumber, sliced thinly into half moons
  • 2 tablespoons pistachio nuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 4 large or 8 medium fresh basil leaves, torn
Instructions
1
Whisk the oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
2
Place the lettuce in a large bowl. Drizzle with about half of the dressing and toss to coat. Toss half dressing with lettuce.
3
Divide the lettuce among 4 small salad plates. Arrange the strawberries and cucumber slices on top, then drizzle with remaining dressing. Top each with 1/2 tablespoon pistachios and some basil.

NOTE: Pairs well with a 3 oz grilled chicken breast and grilled pita to make an entrée.
Nutrition Facts:
Calories
110
Carbs
7g
protein
2g
fat
9g
sat. fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
sodium
150mg
fiber
2g
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