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Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad is fresh and topped with strawberries, avocado, and onion with a tangy dressing. Fresh, healthy, and always a crowd pleaser.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 pint (2 cups) fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 avocado, diced (firm but ripe)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta or gorgonzola
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion

Dressing:

  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (a couple shakes of the bottle)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tablespoons cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Toast almonds in a small skillet over medium heat for a couple of minutes to brown and bring out the flavor.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries, almonds, avocado, feta, and onion. Place dressing ingredients to a small bowl and whisk to combine. You can make the dressing ahead of time and store in the refrigerator. Pour over salad right before serving and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Source: adapted from my friend Heidi. Added avocado, feta, and onion. Removed onion from the dressing.