Strawberry Salad with Cinnamon Vinaigrette

1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup raspberry vinegar
3 Tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 heads romaine lettuce, torn into bite size pieces (or 1 romaine and 1 red leaf lettuce)
1 11 ounce can mandarin oranges, drained
1 pint strawberries, stemmed and quartered
1 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
1 avocado peeled, seeded, and sliced

In jar, combine olive oil, vinegar, sugar, Tabasco, salt, pepper and cinnamon. Shake well and chill at least 2 hours. In large bowl, combine lettuce, oranges, strawberries, red onion, pecans and avocado. Add half of the chilled dressing and toss to coat. Pass remaining dressing.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>