Strawberry Salad with Basil and Balsamic Recipe

Strawberry Salad with Basil and Balsamic Recipe
Staff Writer

Molly Aronica


The beauty of this salad is the mingling of flavors that comes from the fresh fruit and herbs. Perfect on a hot summer day, this refreshing dish showcases seasonal produce at its finest. 

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  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, washed and sliced
  • ¼ cup basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice


Toss the strawberries and basil together in a large bowl and dress with balsamic vinegar and lemon juice, to taste. 

Serve immediately. 

Strawberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Strawberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.