Food Fashion and Flow: Strawberry Shrimp Salad with Strawberry Vanilla Vinaigrette (Repost)   

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Strawberry Shrimp Salad with Strawberry Vanilla Vinaigrette (Repost)

This recipe originally appeared in my blog last spring, but since it is such an amazing salad and I made it again, I thought this was certainly worthy of a repost:-) And some of you may have missed this recipe the first time around.

This salad is healthy, delicious and quick! Strawberries add a nice sweet and tart dimension to salads. This salad is colorful and full of lots of healthy veggies. Sweet, Savory and Delicious. A salad that is good to you and good for you! 

The Strawberry Vanilla Vinaigrette adds another layer of flavor to the salad.  Whenever I get the opportunity, I love to make my own salad dressings. They are surprisingly easy to make and keep in the refrigerator for weeks. Homemade salad dressing, Trumps  anything you can buy from a bottle

Strawberry Shrimp Salad with Strawberry Vanilla Vinaigrette 

Salad Ingredients

Approximately 5 oz mixed baby greens washed and dry (spring mix)
Approximately 5 oz romaine lettuce
5 oz. Feta Cheese
1 Pint Strawberries washed and sliced
Candied Walnuts (the Trader Joes brand is awesome)
Cooked Shrimp

Combine salad greens Feta Cheese and Strawberries.  Sprinkle with
camdied walnuts and place cooked shrimp on top of salad greens. 

Strawberry Vanilla Vinaigrette
1 cup olive oil 
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1/2 pint fresh strawberries halved
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried Tarragon
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 Tablespoon sugar

In a blender or food processor, mix olive oil, strawberries, white wine vinegar, salt, pepper, Tarragon and sugar. Blend until smooth.  Toss Salad greens with vinaigrette. 

 Bon Appetit!


Small Town Gal said...

This looks absolutely delicious. I love strawberries and must try your recipe. Thanks for sharing!

The Wearwithal said...

we have this at school and its so good! great recipe!

Fashion Pad said...

Oooohhh yummy! So glad you reposted this! I need some more creative ways to prepare my salads.

Emmy said...

I never knew strawberries and shrimps go learn new things everyday:)

Anonymous said...

I just love the shrimp in the salad. So plump and juicy!

Joyful said...

I've never put strawberries and shrimp together either and this one looks fabulous. I prefer home made salad dressing so it's nice to have a great recipe. Thanks!

~Jeimy~ said...

wow that salad looks amazing and healthy at the same time great post!

GirlieBlogger@Beauty Fashion Blog Seattle said...

So refreshing. Hooray to summer salads.

Francesca Romana Capizzi said...

What abold combination: shrimp and strawberries? I will try it!

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Kalyan said...

looks so easy to prepare and delicious...mouthwatering!

Sarah said...

Wow, this looks fantastic, I bet it would make a great conversation starter at a dinner party!

Fashion Meets Food said...

Now this sounds and looks amazing! I am making it for dinner tonight! xo

Sing said...

Looks very refreshing for summer.

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Cathleen said...

Wow, what a delicious combination of ingredients! I love it

danielle said...

nom nom nom that sounds delicious!

Chocolate, Cookies & Candies said...

I often wonder how to make berry vinaigrette. So thank you so much for sharing this. A small bottle of this costs a fortune at specialist stores. I'm so going to try this recipe.

Ben Twig said...

wow that salad looks amazing and healthy at the same time great post!

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