Spring Salad With Strawberries and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients

1/8 cup sugar (you can also substitute a few Tbsp. of honey if you prefer)
3/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon fresh garlic, finely minced
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon dry mustard
3 tablespoons minced red onion
1 quart strawberries- cleaned, hulled and sliced
1/4 cup fresh bacon, fully cooked/browned and then chopped/crumbled
2 cups Optional: For some protein, add chunks of cooked chicken or turkey . . . add the

Preparation

1
With an immersion blender, mix together the sugar, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, paprika, Worcestershire sauce; dry mustard, salt, pepper, and red onion.
2
Blend well until smooth.
3
In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries, chopped eggs, almonds, crumbled cheese, and bacon.
4
Or individually plate each salad to garnish the way that you prefer.
5
Pour vinaigrette over salad, and toss. Or pass vinaigrette around to guests for their own dressing preference level.

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Absolutely wonderful vinaigrette that I developed for this fresh, light, fruit-enhanced spring salad. Enjoy! And please let me know what you think if you try this! I'd love to hear from you!

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May 28, 2011

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