During strawberry season, this is one of my "must make" strawberry recipes, especially
using the local strawberries.
Spinach Strawberry Salad with Blueberries
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Spinach Salad With Strawberries Recipe
Salad & Salad Dressing,
Yields: 6 to 8 servings
Prep time: 20 min
Honey Mustard Dressing (see recipe below)
2 bunches fresh
spinach leaves, washed, dried, and chilled
1 cup thickly-sliced fresh
1 tablespoon sliced almonds or sesame seeds, toasted
1 small red onion, thinly-sliced (optional)
Fresh blueberries (for garnish)
Prepare Honey Mustard Dressing; set aside.
Remove stems and veins from spinach and tear into bite-sized pieces; place into a large salad bowl.
Toss spinach with 1/4 cup of Honey Mustard Dressing for every 6 cups of spinach
greens; toss gently. Add strawberries, sliced almonds or sesame seeds, and onion; toss again and serve.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Honey Mustard Dressing:
2 tablespoons good-quality
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon honey
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
salt and freshly-ground
pepper to taste
* To purchase
good-quality balsamic vinegars, check out What's Cooking America's Gourmet Food Store.
In a small jar with a lid, combine balsamic vinegar, rice vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper; cover securely and shake vigorously.
Store, covered, in the refrigerator. Serve at room temperature.