Fresh strawberry and rhubarb salad

Fresh, colourful and tasty!

This plant-based salad, made by renowned Norwegian cookbook author Hanne-Lene Dahlgren, is a must-try.

"I just love rhubarb season, since there are so many good things you can make with it."

Hanne-Lene Dahlgren, veggie enthusiast

Taste the flavourful rhubarb in Hanne-Lene's fresh summer salad. This recipe is perfect as a side dish for summer barbecue meals.

Fresh strawberry and rhubarb salad

with (plant-based) feta cheese




3 tbsp maple syrup

3 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

1 squeeze of lemon juice

salt and pepper


150 g feta cheese, preferably plant-based, see


1 handful of blueberries (optional)

toasted pumpkin kernels (optional)

chilli flakes (optional)



1. Add all the salad ingredients to a large bowl. Place in a colander if you are making it ahead of time, in order to allow the ingredients to drain a little.

2. Mix together the dressing ingredients, adding salt and pepper to taste.

3. When you are ready to serve it, transfer the salad into a serving bowl, pour the dressing on top and mix. Garnish with feta and basil (and blueberries, pumpkin kernels, and chilli flakes, if you like).


Looking for extra fresh and delicious ingredients for your salad? Hanne-Lene recommends visiting a farm shop

World-class fruit and berries, tasty vegetables and more await you!

Did you know that Norwegian fruit and vegetables taste extra sweet and delicious? The long sunny days in the summer and a cool climate make them super tasty!

Want the best strawberries you have ever tasted (at least according to Norwegians)? Buy freshly-picked strawberries from stalls by the roadside. It's the perfect snack when you're on the go.

Hanne-Lene has lots of expert tips on where to eat the best vegetarian and plant-based food in Norway. Check out the cookbook author's top veggie restaurants.

Want more tasty plant-based food?

Try Hanne-Lene's spicy potato stew!

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