Strawberry Spinach Salad
Prep Time
5 mins
 

Get a healthy dose of vitamins in the nutrient-rich strawberry spinach salad with balsamic vinaigrette. This bright and flavorful salad is the perfect balance of sweetness, acidity and crunch.

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: spinach, strawberry
Servings: 2 people
Author: Michelle Barsness
Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • pinch of sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried basil or thyme optional
  • 2.5 oz baby spinach about 4 cups lightly packed
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup toasted chopped walnuts
  • 2 tbsp thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 oz soft goat cheese (chevre)
Instructions
  1. Combine the extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic powder and herb of choice in a medium-sized mason jar. Cover and shake well.

  2. Add the spinach, strawberries, walnuts and red onion in a large bowl. Gently toss the salad with the balsamic vinaigrette until it is lightly coated. Top with small pieces of goat's cheese. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Any extra salad dressing can be stored in the fridge up to a week. Remove from the fridge prior to use and allow it to come to room temperature. Shake again to re-emulsify prior to use.

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