"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Summer Strawberry and Balsamic Salad, by Andrew Ross, is from Recipe Treasures Cookbook,
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1 8oz package fresh strawberries, sliced and tossed with sugar 1 16oz bag of mixed greens 1/2 cup candied nuts (pecans or walnuts) 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 2 roma tomatoes, diced 1 carrot, sliced 1 red onion, julienne 2-3 oz. balsamic vinegar 6-8 oz olive oil Dried oregano and basil to taste Salt and pepper to taste 3-4 oz of mixed berries, rasp., blue or black
Mix the liquid from the strawberries with the balsamic and whisk in enough oil to coat the greens and vegetables. Toss together and enjoy!
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