Balsamic Strawberry and Cucumber Toss

Servings: 4
Prep: 10 minutes
1 hour


Summary:  XXXX

Strawberry season is here! You might be thinking about strawberries and cream or strawberry ice cream, but what about strawberries in a salad?

Trust us. You will love it.

Sweet, ripe strawberries mixed with crunchy cucumber, fresh basil and a tangy balsamic dressing are the perfect sidekick for your summer meals.

Plus, strawberries are full of good for you things like folate, iron, magnesium and a whole lot of vitamins. C, B6, K, and E ... the list goes on.

Do yourself a favor. Make this salad!


Ingredients:  XXXX

4 cups hulled strawberries, quartered (1 pound)
2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
2 medium cucumbers, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Preparation:  XXXX

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, and toss gently to coat.
  2. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  3. Combine cucumbers and juice; toss to coat.
  4. Add cucumber mixture, salt and pepper to strawberry mixture; toss gently to combine.