From the healthy kitchen of Christine Denney, Chef at The Oaks at Ojai

Fresh Strawberry Salad with Almonds, Avocado & Basil

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½ cup strawberries, quartered

2 T. water

1 T. fresh basil or mint

Combine all of the above in a blender or food processor and blend until well combined.  Whisk the following into the above mixture:

1 T. red wine vinegar

1 T. olive oil

Pinch black pepper

2 T. finely minced green onion.


Place 1-2 cups arugula on each plate. Arrange 2 slices of avocado, a tablespoon of sliced toasted almonds, & a quartered strawberry on each plate. Just before serving, drizzle 1 ½ T. of dressing over each salad.

Nutritional Information: per serving

Calories: 75 calories

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