Red, White, & Blue Salad Recipe

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While in Ohio for our latest lookbook shoot, The Heart of it All, we had an incredible dinner at Warwick Farm attended by the shoot crew and a group of store and FP Me girls.  The meal was provided by Two Caterers Contemporary Cuisine, who were kind enough to share the recipe for this incredible red, white, and blue salad with us for the blog! This is the perfect salad to serve all summer long, but particularly around the 4th of July with its festive colors :). I made the salad here at the office so that I could shoot the photos, and getting to eat it afterwards was the best reward – it is so light and refreshing, and the dressing is to die for. Learn how to make it below!

red white and blue salad

Strawberry Balsamic Dressing

Yield 200 servings*

6 pints fresh strawberries, washed and cored

1 ¾ cups dijon mustard

3 ½  cups balsamic vinegar

6 ¾  cups olive oil

salt and pepper

*This recipe is meant to serve a large group, so for smaller servings divide the recipe as needed. I used the following ratio:

1 pint fresh strawberries, washed and cored

1/3 cup dijon mustard

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

1 cup olive oil

salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:

Place all ingredients in a large container and puree with immersion stick. With stick running, slowly drizzle oil in until emulsified. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

red white and blue salad

red white and blue salad

red white and blue salad

Red, White and Blue Salad

2 oz Mixed Greens

1 oz Feta Cheese

2 oz Grilled Watermelon

1 oz Blueberries

2 oz Strawberry Balsamic Dressing

*Again, you can alter this based on the amount you are serving – Add as much of the cheese, watermelon, and blueberries as you like, drizzle the dressing on top, and enjoy!

red white and blue salad

red white and blue salad

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Comments

Liz -June 19, 2014, 1:06PM

this looks so. damn. good. Will definitely be whipping this up, thanks Julia!

Allie || 6000 miles to home -June 19, 2014, 2:30PM

I forgot about putting blueberries on salad…YUM. I’ll definitely eat this soon.

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Juliette Laura -June 21, 2014, 10:36PM

Oh definitely making this! for the 4th!

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samywatkins -June 29, 2014, 1:13AM

I love everything about this except the watermelon

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