Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Vibrant California strawberries pop in this salad filled with leafy greens, cucumber, avocado, feta cheese, chicken strips and a simple balsamic vinaigrette. Perfect summertime salad! Recipe by Elina Saiach.

Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Course: Salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4

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  • Grill pan or skillet


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper

For the Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and Pepper

For the Salad

  • 6 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups fresh California strawberries halved
  • 1 cup sliced cucumbers
  • 1 ½ cups Avocado diced
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup feta cheese


  • For the chicken: In a large bowl, toss the chicken with olive oil, paprika, oregano, zest and lemon juice, salt and pepper. Set your grill pan or skillet to medium-high heat. Grill the chicken until lightly charred and cooked through, turning halfway through cooking, about 10 minutes.
  • For the vinaigrette: Combine all the ingredients in a glass jar and whisk until smooth.
  • To assemble the salad: In a large salad bowl, combine the greens, strawberries, avocado, cucumber, chicken, basil leaves and feta cheese. Toss well with thevinaigrette. Enjoy!

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