Strawberry Spinach Salad Recipe

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Photo by Lori Dunn
Strawberry Spinach Salad makes a quick and easy summertime side dish.
15 min DURATION
5 min COOK TIME
10 min PREP TIME
6 servings SERVINGS

Ingredients

    Vinaigrette

    • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
    • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds

    Salad

    • 10 cups loosely packed fresh spinach
    • 1-1/2 cups sliced strawberries, divided
    • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

    Directions

  • To Make Vinaigrette:

    • In medium bowl, whisk together vinaigrette ingredients until blended. Set aside.

    To Make Salad:

    • Wash spinach and dry well. Trim off thick stems. Tear larger leaves into smaller pieces, making sure leaves are manageable with fork. Place in large bowl.
    • Toss 1 cup berries, mushrooms, and onions with spinach. Just prior to serving, toss salad with 1/3 cup dressing (reserving the rest for another time), and arrange remaining strawberries on top.
    Note: Spinach can be prepared several hours ahead of time if dried well and kept in refrigerator. Prepare strawberries no earlier than 1 hour before serving so they don't become mushy.
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  • PRINT RECIPE

    This easy Strawberry Spinach Salad features a vinaigrette recipe for a satisfying summer meal.