Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing Wednesday, June 04 2014



This fresh strawberry spinach salad is simple to throw together in a hurry and makes a wonderful lunch or summer side salad. Creamy gorgonzola, juicy strawberries and crunchy almonds pair excellently with this homemade vinaigrette for a deliciously sweet meal.


Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

serves 2-4


Salad:

6 cups baby spinach

1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced

4 oz feta or gorgonzola cheese

¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted

poppy seed dressing (see below)


Dressing:

½ cup olive oil

3 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tbsp honey

1 ½ tbsp organic poppy seeds

⅛ tsp organic mustard, ground

salt and pepper, to taste


Toss all salad ingredients together. Whisk together all dressing ingredients and drizzle over salad. Combine well and serve.