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)
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.
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.
Assemble salad on 4 salad plates and place one slice of herbed cheese
on each salad.
Serve the salads with the vinaigrette in a pitcher for everyone to help