Strawberry, Orange and Medjool Date Salad with Balsamic Reduction

Strawberry, Orange and Medjool Date Salad with Balsamic Reduction

Ingredients

  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1 head butter lettuce, torn into pieces

  • 1/2 cup Natural Delights Medjool dates, pitted and sliced (about 5 dates)

  • 2 cups strawberries, hulled and quartered

  • 2 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned

  • 13 g goat cheese, crumbled

Preparation

  1. Pour balsamic vinegar into a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer until vinegar has reduced to about 1/3 of a cup. Set aside and cool to room temperature.

  2. Toss the lettuce, dates, strawberries and oranges together in large salad bowl. Top with goat cheese and drizzle with the balsamic reduction.

Serve immediately.

Serves 4
Total Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

Energy: 253 kJ (Cal); Fat: 4.5 g; Saturated Fat: 3 g; Trans Fat: 0 g; Monounsaturated Fatty Acids: 0.94; Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: 0.25; Cholesterol: 10 mg; Sodium: 90 mg; Potassium: 463 mg; Carbohydrates: 52 g; Fibre: 8 g; Sugar: 43 g; Protein: 6 g; Vitamin A: 35%; Vitamin C: 140%; Calcium: 10%; Iron: 8%.