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. 


Calories per serving:

201 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 55g 85%
  • Carbs 60g 20%
  • Saturated 18g 89%
  • Fiber 23g 90%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 30g
  • Monounsaturated 26g
  • Polyunsaturated 6g
  • Protein 32g 63%
  • Cholesterol 72mg 24%
  • Sodium 1,592mg 66%
  • Calcium 1,014mg 101%
  • Magnesium 254mg 64%
  • Potassium 2,394mg 68%
  • Iron 12mg 67%
  • Zinc 5mg 37%
  • Phosphorus 680mg 97%
  • Vitamin A 2,481µg 276%
  • Vitamin C 351mg 586%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 35%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 49%
  • Niacin (B3) 5mg 24%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 44%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 828µg 207%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 10%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 8mg 39%
  • Vitamin K 1,179µg 1,474%
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