Roasted Strawberry Basil Balsamic Salad

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Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

Dressing

Ingredients

2 cups halved fresh strawberries
1 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
1/3 cup basil leaves, packed
2 tablespoons tahini
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 clove garlic
zest of 1 lemon

Instructions

For dressing: Preheat oven to 400°F.
Lay strawberries on a baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes. Set sheet aside to cool somewhat.
In a blender or food processor, combine vinegar, oil, basil, tahini, salt, pepper, garlic, lemon zest, and, finally, strawberries. Process until smooth.
 

Salad

Yield: 

Makes 8 servings.

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