Salmon Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette prep time 10 min, makes 8 servings)


  • 16 cups mixed salad greens (spinach, kale, arugula, sprouts, romaine, any leafy green)
  • 8 filets of smoked salmon)
  • 8 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh basil
  • 3/4 cups white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. In a large bowl, toss together salad greens, salmon, and the basil. Divide greens mixture among two serving plates. Set aside until ready to serve.
  2. For vinaigrette, in a blender or food processor, combine 4 cups strawberries, white balsamic vinegar, honey, ginger, and cayenne pepper. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Store in an airtight container.
  3. When ready to serve, each plate gets about 2 cups of salad mixture, 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, 1/8 cup pecans and drizzle of strawberry vinaigrette.