Strawberry & mozzarella summer salad with balsamic vinaigrette
300g strawberries, halved
2 big handfuls of spinach leaves
1 big handful of rocket leaves
150g mini Mozzarella balls
A bunch of fresh basil leaves, finely chopped (plus more for garnish)
1 avocado, sliced
A handful of walnuts, roughly chopped
For balsamic vinaigrette:
6tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1tbsp balsamic reduction
2tbsp maple syrup
1tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp sea salt
1. Combine all the salad ingredients, apart from walnuts, in a big salad bowl & mix gently.
2. To make the balsamic vinaigrette, combine all the dressing ingredients in a Cole & Mason salad shaker and shake vigorously for 30-45seconds.
3. Pour the balsamic vinaigrette over the salad and mix well. Garnish with chopped walnuts and more basil leaves & serve immediately.