Fruit salad is a staple in our house during the summer months.

Strawberries, kiwi, peaches, plums, nectarines, blueberries...all sorts of yummy goodness. Mostly I just chop it and toss it all together...nothing fancy.

Having a balsamic glaze with cucumbers is nothing new but I wasn't sure how it would go with strawberries. I was intrigued though, when I saw this yummy recipe for a strawberry cucumber salad with a honey balsamic glaze and had to try it the same day. Since we were having friends over I figured it would give me a good test group to try it out on. Most of us really liked it but a couple of friends couldn't move past the mixing of the veggie and the fruit in the same dish.



Personally I loved the way the cucumbers and strawberries complimented each other and the glaze was the perfect tangy touch. Definitely a keeper recipe!

What you'll need:
1 large cucumber, peeled and sliced (I left thin streaks of peel to add some color and texture.)
1 pint of strawberries, sliced in circles
2 TBS balsamic vinegar
2 TBS honey

What you'll do:
Mix together the balsamic vinegar and honey, set aside.
Alternate layers of cucumbers and strawberries along the salad bowl, moving in a circular pattern. 
(You'll be filling the bowl from the outside in, not bottom to top.)



Pour the balsamic vinegar and honey over the cucumbers and strawberries.
You can eat it right away or let it chill in the refrigerator while the flavors have a chance to mingle and get to know each other. 

Super easy and really tasty...give it a try!


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