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Strawberry and arugula salad: how to prepare the perfect summer dish

Erika IlyinaLS Food
Strawberry salad. Source: freepik

When you combine the sweetness of strawberries with the bitterness of arugula, you get the perfect summer salad. And if you also use the right dressing, you'll get an incredible dish that you'll want to cook every day while the strawberry season lasts.

A food blogger with the nickname cook with me at home knows how to make such a salad and what else to add to it. On Instagram, she also shared how to make a dressing that will perfectly complement the taste of the salad.

Strawberry and arugula salad: how to prepare the perfect summer dish

Ingredients

  • arugula
  • strawberries
  • baby mozzarella balls

Ingredients for the dressing

  • olive oil - 2 tbsp
  • balsamic vinegar - 1 tsp.
  • mild mustard - ½ tsp.
  • salt
  • pepper

The way of preparation

1. First, prepare dressing. Mix olive oil, balsamic vinegar and mustard in a separate container. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix until smooth.

Strawberry and arugula salad: how to prepare the perfect summer dish

2. Wash and dry arugula and strawberries. Cut strawberries in half. If large, cut into 4 pieces.

Strawberry and arugula salad: how to prepare the perfect summer dish

3. Cut mozzarella in half or leave it whole. Put arugula on a plate and pour the dressing over it. Top with mozzarella and strawberries. Drizzle with dressing.

Strawberry and arugula salad: how to prepare the perfect summer dish

4. If desired, you can sprinkle with chopped nuts or sesame seeds and dress with balsamic.

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