Strawberry, Cheddar, and Chive Spring Salad

Strawberry Salad

Maryse Chevriere


  • One  16-ounce box strawberries, stemmed and thinly sliced
  • bunch chives, thinly cut
  • 2   heads baby green lettuce
  • 6-8  whole basil leaves
  • Meyer lemon
  •   Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 Ounces  Kerrygold Vintage or other sharp Cheddar, shaved into thin pieces with a mandoline

Sweet strawberries pair wonderfully with the sharpness of the Cheddar and get a lovely kick from the chives to make a light and refreshing spring salad. 

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Combine the strawberries, chives, lettuce, and basil in a large serving bowl. Separately, juice the lemon into a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Slowly drizzle in the oil, whisking to combine. Season again as needed. 

Pour the dressing over the greens and toss gently to combine. Add shavings of the cheese to the salad and serve. 

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