Strawberry Salad with Herbed Feta

This is a great salad to assemble on individual plates, giving each person their own herbed feta slice.


  • 1/2 cup Olive Scene Basil Olive Oil

  • 3 Tablespoons The Olive Scene Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar

  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 Tablespoon honey

  • 1 small shallot, peeled and chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 heads Romaine lettuce leaves, torn or chopped 

  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, lightly toasted

  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, rinsed and sliced

  • 4 slices feta cheese (about a 1/4” thick) 

  • 1/2 teaspoon Sicilian Seasoning Blend, or any favorite herb blend (available at The Olive Scene)


  1. Whisk all vinaigrette ingredients except the olive oil in vinaigrette pitcher 

    until blended. Slowly drizzle the olive oil into the vinaigrette while 

    whisking to emulsify. Set aside.

  2. Sprinkle seasoning blend sparingly on a small plate and lay the feta 

    cheese on it. Turn the cheese over place it back into the seasoning to 

    coat the feta lightly. 

  3. Assemble salad on 4 salad plates and place one slice of herbed cheese 

    on each salad. 

  4. Serve the salads with the vinaigrette in a pitcher for everyone to help