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Strawberry, Orange & Medjool Date Salad with Balsamic Reduction

Strawberry, Orange & Medjool Date Salad with Balsamic Reduction


  • 1 cup (250 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 head butter lettuce, torn into pieces
  • ½ cup (90 g) Natural Delights Medjool Dates, pitted and sliced (about 5 dates)
  • 2 cups (166 g) strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 2 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 4 oz (110 g) goat cheese, crumbled


  1. Pour the balsamic vinegar into a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer until vinegar has reduced to about ⅓ cup. Set aside and cool to room temperature.
  2. Toss the lettuce, dates, strawberries and oranges together in large salad bowl. Top with goat cheese and drizzle with balsamic reduction.

Serve Immediately.

Serves 4
Total Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional analysis per serving:

Calories: 253, Total Fat: 4.5 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Monounsaturated Fatty Acids: 0.94, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: 0.25, Cholesterol: 10 mg, Sodium: 90 mg, Potassium: 463 mg, Carbohydrate: 52 g, Fibre: 8 g, Sugar: 43 g, Protein: 6 g, Vitamin A: 35%, Vitamin C: 140%, Calcium: 10%, Iron: 8%