Strawberry Summer Salad with Ricotta Poppyseed Balls

 Strawberry Summer Salad

Strawberry Summer Salad

I love that Strawberries are plentiful and cheap this time of year, and this salad is a beautiful way to showcase their delicate, sweet flavour. It's such a pretty salad, and so simple to throw together, that I love to serve it when we have people over for lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

Salad

120g baby spinach (1 bag/punnet), washed and drained
250g strawberries (1 punnet), sliced
125g pecans

Dressing

1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon pomegranate molases (or 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup or honey)
Salt and pepper to taste

Ricotta Poppyseed Balls

100g fresh ricotta cheese
Poppy seeds

Method

Ricotta Poppyseed Balls

Divide ricotta into 6 portions and roll into balls
Roll each ball in poppy seeds

Dressing

Place all dressing ingredients in the bottom of a large salad bowl and whisk together

Salad

Place all salad ingredients into bowl with dressing and toss

To Serve

Place salad in serving bowl and top with Ricotta Poppyseed Balls

Enjoy!

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