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Strawberry Quinoa Salad with Ginger Elderflower Dressing

Ingredients

1 pound fresh strawberries, washed and sliced

1 cup cooked red quinoa, cooled

¼ cup thinly sliced scallions

½ cup grapefruit segments (supremes)

½ cup sliced almonds, toasted

½ cup thinly sliced Easter egg radish

½ cup diced cucumber

½ cup arugula, washed

½ cup goat cheese

Salt and pepper to taste (very little salt as it kills the flavor of the strawberry)

Ginger Elderflower Dressing (recipe follows)

Directions

Arrange ingredients on platter any way you see fit then dress with ginger elderflower dressing.

Ginger Elderflower Dressing 

½ to 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger, to taste
3 tablespoons elderflower syrup
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons champagne vinegar
4-5 large basil leaves
Pinch kosher salt
Fresh ground black pepper to taste
1 cup grapeseed oil 

Place all ingredients except oil in blender. Blend on medium speed to combine then slowly add oil. Taste and adjust seasoning. 

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