Strawberry Salad with Cinnamon Vinaigrette

A refreshing appetizer.

Strawberry Salad With Cinnamon Vinaigrette Recipe

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”25 min” cook_time=”” serves=”12″ details=”” ]
[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]

  • 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


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=””]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine first seven ingredients; shake well until sugar is dissolved.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a large bowl, combine romaine, strawberries, avocado, oranges, onion and pecans. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss gently. Serve immediately. [/step-item]


[nutrition-info calories=”153″ calories_fat=”” fat=”12g” sat_fat=”2g” choles=”0mg” sodium=”104mg” carbs=”11g” sugars=”” protein=”2g” fiber=”2g”]

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



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