early summer salad

9 Jun

It was painfully hot last weekend in New York.  For the most part, I can handle the heat (I mean hello, I grew up in LA), but the humidity really gets to me.  I usually have a hard time being inside a kitchen on super hot days.   This is an easy salad that utilizes some of early summer/late spring ingredients I picked up at the market.  I’m not going to bore you with details of how to make a salad (if you can’t figure this one out I’m not sure there is much hope for you) but I will tell you what’s in it: local arugula, sliced strawberries, parmesan flakes, a drizzle of olive oil, fresh lemon juice, and a pinch of salt.  Quite a refreshing and light salad, if I might say so myself.

For those of you curious about my weekend grocery bill:

  • 2 boxes strawberries $6.00
  • 1 box local arugula $ 3.99
  • .17/lb parmesan flakes $4.25

this serves about 4….stay cool everyone.

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5 Responses to “early summer salad”

  1. Tes June 9, 2010 at 8:53 am #

    The salad looks fresh and healthy. It’s a great summer recipe. Thanks for sharing.

  2. olivia June 9, 2010 at 10:03 am #

    I have also made a summer strawberry salad with spinach and goat cheese! LOVE a strawberry salad!

  3. whitney June 9, 2010 at 11:22 am #

    Add bacon! Add bacon! I know it adds heat to the whole thing, but I made a strawberry salad with bacon and I feel a lot better about my life ever since.

  4. Jessica June 9, 2010 at 1:51 pm #

    What yummy looking pictures! …Not to mention the food looks delicious too 🙂

  5. de anne June 11, 2010 at 6:56 pm #

    there is always hope….. how do make a salad?

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