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June 7, 2014

Strawberry, Avocado, Brie and Peanut Brittle Salad

Strawberry Avocado Brie and Peanut Brittle Salad ~ This salad screams Summer ! AND with an unusual, but delicious add of Peanut Brittle #Salad #StrawberrySalad

I noticed that we still have strawberries in the stores, and seeing as I can not pass without grabbing a punnet {or 5}, I use them in all my favorite recipes, as well as new ones I find.

There are not many salads more delicious than a good strawberry salad and this Strawberry, Avocado, Brie and Peanut Brittle Salad is no exception.


Strawberry Avocado Brie and Peanut Brittle Salad ~ This salad screams Summer ! AND with an unusual, but delicious add of Peanut Brittle #Salad #StrawberrySalad

Peanut Brittle might sound like a strange ingredient, but trust me, it makes a fabulous change to not only the flavor but it adds crunchiness as well.

You can chop the Peanut Brittle as small or as big as you like, mine was sort of a mix between small and larger - some Peanuts were kept whole, whereas I chopped other pieces almost to a fine crush.

Best way to do this - place the Brittle in a strong plastic bag and hit away with the blunt/smooth side of a meat mallet.

The Brie can be substituted with any kind of goat's cheese. I am a big fan of Brie and use it wherever I can.

STRAWBERRY AVOCADO BRIE AND PEANUT BRITTLE SALAD

INGREDIENTS:

200g Arugula  {Rocket}
2 Avocados, cubed
2 cups Strawberry, hulled and quartered
125g Brie, crumbled or sliced thinly
3 TB Peanut Brittle {the candy slab}, crushed
Sea Salt and Black Pepper, to taste
3 TB Balsamic Vinegar
2 t Brown Sugar

DIRECTIONS:

1.) Arrange the Arugula, Strawberries, Avocado and Goats Cheese on a serving plate or salad bowl.
2.) Sprinkle with the Peanut Brittle and season with Sea Salt and Black Pepper.
3.) Mix the Balsamic Vinegar and Brown Sugar in a small microwavable bowl - microwave 1 minute, stirring every 20 seconds - remove and cool.
4.) Drizzle the Balsamic Glaze over the salad and serve.

Strawberry Avocado Brie and Peanut Brittle Salad ~ This salad screams Summer ! AND with an unusual, but delicious add of Peanut Brittle #Salad #StrawberrySalad

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14 comments:

  1. That sounds amazing actually, love all the ingredients, sounds rally interesting.

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  2. Whoa .... mind blown!! Why have I never thought to add peanut brittle to salad?! That is an awesome idea, Linda!!! I need to try this!!

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  3. This salad sounds amazing!!
    Thank you so much for partying with us at The Inspiration Monday party :)

    xo, Tanya
    twelveOeight

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  4. This is a great salad! Marilyn from Merry Mondays. Thx for you entries. I hope you add again next week

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  5. I would never have thought of this salad combination, but it looks amazing. The peanut brittle is a very interesting addition which I am going to have to try :-)

    Thanks for sharing at Marvelous Monday on Smart Party Planning. Hope to see you again next week :-)

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  6. What a unique combo of flavors. I found you over at Do Tell Tuesday. I host Tickle My Tastebuds Tuesday and would love it if you linked up this recipe. I’m sure our party goers would love it as much as I do. Here is the link http://bit.ly/1l4cu0j. Have a wonderful day!!

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  7. What an unusual combination, sounds delicious!!

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  8. This salad looks lovely. Avocado anything is wonderful. The peanut brittle is a great addition....pinning.

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  9. Now this is an amazing combination of flavors! Thanks for linking up at Wonderful Wed Blog Hop. Carrie, A Mother's Shadow

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  10. Looks delicious!! We're picking strawberries tomorrow!

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  11. Thanks for linking to Create Link Inspire at The Crafty Blog Stalker. You have been featured and pinned! Thank you for sharing.
    –Katie, TheCraftyBlogStalker.com

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  12. I like the idea of a the pop of sweetness and crunch the peanut brittle would add. I love adding fruit and nuts to salads...why not brittle too?! Thank you for sharing, Linda!

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  13. What a fun salad! I love the addition of the peanut brittle! Thanks for sharing at my Creative Ways Link Party!
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  14. Your Salad looks delicious! Thanks so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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