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Spinach Strawberry Salad

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Total time 13 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)
This simple spinach strawberry salad is a wonderful starter and an ideal accompaniment to grilled or roast chicken or pork.

Ingredients

  • Easy Herb Vinaigrette:
  • 9 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons wildflower honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh chives
  • Salad:
  • 1 1/2 cups quartered strawberries
  • 1/4 cup Easy Herb Vinaigrette
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 136
  • fat 10.3 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 6 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 2.1 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • fiber 3.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 113 mg
  • calcium 50 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl; slowly whisk in oil until combined. Stir in basil and chives.

  2. Combine strawberries, ¼ cup vinaigrette, mint, and spinach in a large bowl; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with almonds and pepper; serve immediately. Store remaining vinaigrette, covered, in refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Cook's Notes

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