Strawberry, Basil, Feta and Walnut Salad

Strawberry, Basil, Feta and Walnut Salad

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Strawberry, Basil, Feta and Walnut Salad

Recipe Type: Salads

Cuisine: British

Author: Caroline Artiss

Prep time: 15 mins

Total time: 15 mins

Serves: 4 servings

This is my most summery recipe to date and looks stunning on the center of the table to accompany most meals. The sweet ripe strawberries, bitter walnuts and peppery rocket make such a great combination.

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • 250g rocket
  • 100g walnut halves, lightly toasted.
  • 200g feta cheese, cut into cubes
  • handful of fresh basil
  • 200g fresh strawberries hulled and sliced
  • (optional โ€“ fresh edible flowers)

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  • Dressing:
  • 1 -1/2 tbsp strawberry jam
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • salt / pepper
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped / crushed

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients for the dressing together and put to one side
  2. Chop all the salad ingredients
  3. Lightly toast the walnutโ€™s for a few minutes to bring out their flavour
  4. Add the rocket to a large bowl and add half of the dressing, mix well.
  5. Add the rest of the salad ingredients and toss gently
  6. Drizzle the extra dressing on top
  7. Sprinkle with edible flowers if you want to make it look summery and extra pretty!

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