Strawberry, Feta, and Snap Pea Salad
Adapted from YumSugar
For the salad:
1 cup sugar snap peas
1/8 cup sliced almonds, toasted
3 cups mixed greens
6 large strawberries, sliced
1/4 cup mint leaves (tightly packed), cut into thin strips
2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
For the dressing:
2-3 drops almond extract
1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
3 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
- Bring a small pot of water to a boil. Add the sugar snap peas and boil for 1-2 minutes, until just tender. Drain and plunge into an ice bath to stop cooking.
- In a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients and blend thoroughly with a whisk. Season to taste with the salt and pepper.
- In a large bowl, combine mixed greens, strawberries, feta, snap peas, mint, and toasted almonds. Add dressing, toss to coat, then serve.
Makes 2 side salads