Strawberry Avocado Brie and Peanut Brittle Salad screams Summer ! AND with an unusual, but delicious add of Peanut Brittle this will be a hit with young and old
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.
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
- 200 g Arugula Leaves ( 7 oz )
- 2 Avocados peeled, cubed
- 2 cups Fresh Strawberries hulled and quartered
- 125 g Brie Cheese crumbled or sliced thinly ( 4 oz )
- 3 TB Peanut Brittle (the candy slab), crushed
- Sea Salt and Black Pepper to taste
- 3 TB Balsamic Vinegar
- 2 t Brown Sugar
Arrange the Arugula, Strawberries, Avocado and Goats Cheese on a serving plate or salad bowl
Sprinkle with the Peanut Brittle and season with Sea Salt and Black Pepper
Mix the Balsamic Vinegar and Brown Sugar in a small microwavable bowl – microwave 1 minute, stirring every 20 seconds – remove and cool
Drizzle the Balsamic Glaze over the salad and serve
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Tuesday 17th of June 2014
Your Salad looks delicious! Thanks so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday and come back soon!Miz Helen
Nici @ Posed Perfection
Tuesday 17th of June 2014
What a fun salad! I love the addition of the peanut brittle! Thanks for sharing at my Creative Ways Link Party!Blessings,Nici
Sunday 15th of June 2014
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!
Saturday 14th of June 2014
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
Friday 13th of June 2014
Looks delicious!! We're picking strawberries tomorrow!