Spicy meets sweet in this fresh summer salad.
In a blender or food processor, combine the shallot with with the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, maple syrup, salt, and pepper. Blend until completely pureed. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
Add arugula, hemp seeds, strawberries, and most of the roasted pecans to a large mixing bowl and top with 2-3 Tbsp dressing. Gently toss to combine.
Plate salad and garnish with remaining pecans. Serve additional dressing on the side. Serves 2 as an entrée or 4 as a side dish. Best when fresh.