Strawberry Spinach SaladSubmitted by: MDSHEPARD
IntroductionStrawberries, toasted almonds, and tangy dressing make this refreshing salad my VERY favorite salad to eat alone or with a meal! At 70 calories for a 1 cup serving it is awesome! Strawberries, toasted almonds, and tangy dressing make this refreshing salad my VERY favorite salad to eat alone or with a meal! At 70 calories for a 1 cup serving it is awesome!
DRESSING . . .
2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
1/3 cup sugar
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp poppy seeds
SALAD . . .
1/4 cup sliced and toasted almonds
8 oz strawberries, hulled and quartered
1/2 medium cucumber, sliced and cut in half
1/4 small red onion, sliced into thin wedges
1 pkg (6 oz) baby spinach
For dressing. zest lemon to measure 1/2 tsp zest. Juce lemon to measure 2 Tbsp lemon juice. Combine zest, lemon juice, vinegar, sugar, oil and poppy seeds. Whish until well blended. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve salad. Toast almonds 10 minutes in toaster oven, set aside to cool.
FOR SALAD . . .
Hull and slice strawberries into quarters. Peel cucumber, slice lengthwise to de-seed, then slice into thin wedges. Place spinach into bowl, adding strawberries, cucumber, and onion. Whisk dressing and pour over salad, gently tossing to coat. Sprinkle with almonds. Serve immediately.
Number of Servings: 10
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MDSHEPARD.