Strawberry Mozzarella Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Salad - Serves 1
2 cups mixed greens
2 tablespoons toasted almonds
1 ounce mozzarella pearls
4 strawberries, sliced

Place greens on a plate, add strawberries, mozzarella and almonds.  Drizzle 2 tablespoons of Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette over top (recipe follows).  Serve cold.

Vinaigrette - Makes 1/2 pint
8 oz hulled strawberries, quartered
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup aged balsamic vinegar
½ tablespoon honey
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed rosemary
1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
2 tablespoons orange juice

Combine strawberries, olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt, rosemary, pepper and orange juice in  food processor until it becomes a dressing like consistency.

Pour dressing into your favorite container.  Refrigerate.

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