Spring Spinach/Kale, Basil & Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Nella Mae’s Farm Seasonal Recipe

Adapted from Rachel Ray recipe


2-3 cups spinach or chopped kale

1 ½ c fresh strawberries, ½ c fresh basil leaf

½ stalk green garlic or 1 shallot

Juice of ½ lemon, 1 t fine sugar

2 T of balsamic vinegar , Salt and freshly ground pepper

If using kale instead of spinach, chop, add 2 t of white or apple cider vinegar and “massage” with your hands for 1 min. Chop garlic/shallot and put in small bowl with vinegar, sugar, lemon juice, salt & pepper, set aside. Hull strawberries and cut in half. Toss spinach/kale, basil leaf and dressing and serve immediately. Does not keep well.