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Strawberry Basil Feta Salad Recipe

Strawberry Basil Feta Salad
How to make Strawberry Basil Feta SaladImage Credit: Guntas Sethi

The key to a simple yet amazing salad lies in the freshness of its ingredients! This salad recipe by Chef Guntas Sethi, EU’s More than Food Campaign Ambassador, features fresh basil leaves that are tossed and dotted with freshly made vinaigrette. This salad is sure to delight!

  • Total Cook Time 15 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 05 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Strawberry Basil Feta Salad

  • 2 Cups Strawberries
  • Basil leaves
  • Feta cheese, PDO from Greece
  • 6 cups Mix of baby spinach and arugula
  • 2-3 tbsp Aceto balsamico di modena, PGI from Italy (balsamic vinegar)
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • A handful of walnuts
  • 2 tbsp Grain mustard
  • 2-3 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • Pinch of salt

How to Make Strawberry Basil Feta Salad

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Wash and slice the strawberries into fours. Wash and dry the mix of baby spinach and arugula.
In a small saucepan over medium heat, caramelize the sugar and then add a handful of walnuts and toast the nuts for a few minutes until they are golden brown. Remove on a parchment sheet and let them cool and then chop them.
For the strawberry honey vinaigrette, Blend together the balsamic vinegar, grain mustard, honey, 3-4 strawberries, black pepper and salt to taste. Mix and taste to adjust.
To serve, spread the greens on a plate and top with strawberries, torn basil leaves, caramelized walnuts, feta cheese crumbles, vinaigrette, and several grinds of black pepper.
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