Summer Strawberry Salad with Baby Bocconcini And Rocket
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Summer Strawberry Salad with Baby Bocconcini And Rocket

Our Summer Strawberry Salad with Baby Bocconcini And Rocket Is Perfect for Outdoor Barbeques and A Stunner to Serve at Christmas Celebrations as Well. The Sweetness of Strawberries Matched with Creamy Bocconcini And Drizzled with Tangy Aged Balsamic Vinegar Is A Match Made in Heaven.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: International
Keyword: Easy, Festive, Light Sides, Spring Salad, Summer Salad, Under 20 Minutes
Dietary: Egg Free, Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Food Group: Dairy, Fruit, Nuts, Vegetables
Servings: 4
Calories: 210kcal
Author: Sammy Eng

Ingredients

  • 500 g strawberries
  • 200 g baby bocconcini
  • 50 g rocket leaves
  • 1 bunch radish
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt, to taste

Instructions

Salad

  • Wash and trim strawberries, then cut in half or quarters depending on size.
  • Wash radishes, trim green tops and thinly slice.
  • Wash and dry rocket leaves.
  • Add walnuts, maple syrup and a pinch of salt in a flat pan and roast over medium-high heat. Stir frequently until syrup is caramelised and walnuts have gained a golden colour. Approximately will take about 2-3 minutes.

Assembly

  • On a large plate, scatter ¾ of rocket leaves, then place strawberries and sliced radishes on top.
  • Drain bocconcini from brine and scatter between strawberries and radish slices.
  • Add the remaining rocket leaves and maple glazed walnuts.
  • To serve, drizzle olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar across the salad.

Notes

  • If you can’t find baby bocconcini, a large buffalo mozzarella ball would suffice too. Just tear up the cheese and scatter on the plate.
  • Remove walnuts if prefer nut-free salad. It works without.
  • Whether you are hosting or taking this salad to a party, you can easily have all ingredients cut and prepared, then assemble when you need to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 298mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 327IU | Vitamin C: 77mg | Calcium: 233mg | Iron: 1mg
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