grilled strawberry and avocado salad

grilled strawberry and avocado salad

inspired by the food network

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avocado dressing:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic glove
  • hand full of fresh cilantro

in a food processor, add all the ingredients except olive oil.  turn on and add the olive oil as the mixture is mixing together.  set a aside in the fridge until the veggies are done!

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salad:

  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 red cabbage head, cut in 4ths
  • 3 ears of fresh corn
  • 1 poblano pepper, cut in 1/2
  • 3 cups whole strawberries
  • 3 green onions

heat grill to medium to hot heat.  shuck the corn and rub with olive oil, salt and pepper.  put the corn on the grill first because it will take longer to cook than the other vegetables.  after about 10 minutes, put cabbage, pepper, strawberries, and green onions on the grill (on a grill pan to prevent them from falling through.  if you don’t have a grill pan, skewer the strawberries before hand).  grills the veggies about another 10 minutes or so.  the strawberries may take less time depending on the heat of the grill.  you want the strawberries to have grill marks but still hold their shape. once the veggies are done, remove from grill and start building salad in a large bowl.  scrap the corn off the cob with a knife and cut the cabbage and pepper into bite size pieces.  i cut some of the strawberries to mix in but kept some whole for the top of the salad.  add the avocado dressing and mix together.  this was the PERFECT summer salad!

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2 comments

  1. Never heard of grilling strawberries! Cool!

    • I hadn’t either until I saw it on the food network!! They turned more tart so it added that flavor with a hint of sweetness! Thanks for checking out my blog!

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