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Strawberry, Orange & Medjool Date Salad with Balsamic Reduction

Back to Recipes Total Time: 15 minutes Serves 4

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
  • 4 oz. goat cheese, crumbled

Preparation:

  1.  Pour balsamic vinegar into a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until vinegar has reduced to about 1/3 cup. Set aside and cool to room temperature.
  2. Toss lettuce, dates, strawberries and oranges together in large salad bowl. Top with goat cheese and drizzle with balsamic reduction.

Serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving - Calories: 253, Fat: 4.5g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Trans Fat: 0g, MUFA:  0.94, PUFA:  0.25, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 90mg, Potassium: 463mg, Carbohydrates: 52g, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 43g, Protein: 6g, Vitamin A:  35%, Vitamin C:  140%, Calcium:  10%, Iron:  8%