Strawberry and tarragon salad with pecans

Strawberry arugula 2

Spring strawberries are everywhere, and we’ve been eating them every way we can think of.  Here’s a salad inspired by the matchless Martha.

Tarragon is a subtle flavor, and it did pretty well complementing the sweetness and acid from the strawberries.  Pecans rounded it out and gave it some fatty crunchiness.  Good times all around.  If I were a real chef, I’d recommend a wine pairing.  Instead, here’s another photo of the salad.

… Alright, Sauvignon blanc.  Disagree with me if you dare.

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♫ Music pairing: Strawberry Letter 23. ♫

Click to listen: The Brothers Johnson – “Strawberry Letter 23”

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This song was originally written and composed by Shuggie Otis, and best known by the version recorded by The Brothers Johnson (produced by Quincy Jones).


Ingredients

  • 2 bunches arugula
  • 1/2 pint strawberries, quartered
  • Fresh tarragon leaves
  • 1/2 cup pecans, toasted
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Toss arugula with lemon juice and olive oil
  2. Top with strawberries, tarragon and pecans
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper
  4. Enjoy!

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