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Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Dressing
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins

This easy salad recipe combines fresh strawberries, pecans, avocado, and red onion on a bed of arugula with a simple Balsamic dressing. A stunning Strawberry Salad that looks like it came from a restaurant but only takes 10 minutes to get on the table!

Course: Salads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy salad recipe, strawberry avocado salad, strawberry salad recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 274 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
5 from 9 votes
close up of plated strawberry salad with red linen and balsamic dressing
  • 4 ounces arugula
  • 1 large avocado pitted, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 12 medium strawberries hulled and sliced from top to bottom
  • 1/4 cup raw pecans
  • 2 Tablespoons red onion soaked in cold water for 10 minutes
  1. Begin by peeling the red onion and slicing into thin, bite-sized pieces. Place in a small bowl and cover with cold water. Set aside and prepare remaining ingredients.

  2. Slice avocado in half from stem to bottom. Remove pit and gently peel off the skin. Place cut side down and gently slice.

  3. Hull strawberries, wash, gently dry, and slice from top to bottom into ⅛” slices.

  4. After 8 to 10 minutes, drain the red onion and pat dry.

  5. Combine dressing ingredients in a small glass jar with a lid. Close the lid and vigorously shake until well combined.

  1. Layer arugula in a salad bowl. 

    Top with sliced avocado, strawberries, pecans and drained red onion pieces.

    Drizzle balsamic dressing over, serve immediately and Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Dressing
Amount Per Serving (0.25 finished dish)
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 304mg13%
Potassium 437mg12%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 745IU15%
Vitamin C 30.9mg37%
Calcium 61mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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