Strawberry Salad with Cinnamon Vinaigrette

The vinaigrette in this salad has a little kick, thanks to a dash of hot pepper sauce.

| April/May 2006
Strawberry Salad With Cinnamon Vinaigrette Recipe

Quick look

  • prep 25 min
  • serves 12

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup raspberry vinegar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, quartered
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

    How to make it 


  • 1

    In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine first seven ingredients; shake well until sugar is dissolved.

  • 2

    In a large bowl, combine romaine, strawberries, avocado, oranges, onion and pecans. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss gently. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 153
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 104mg
  • Carbs: 11g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Fiber: 2g

Serving size = 2/3 cup
Diabetic exchanges:
2 fat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.


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