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5 from 4 votes

Watermelon Avocado Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

This simple and refreshing salad is a summer favorite!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins


For the Poppy Seed Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar or champagne vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

For the Salad:

  • 6 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 cups seedless watermelon pieces
  • 1 avocado peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cupĀ  roughly chopped almonds
  • Half small red onion thinly sliced


  • First, make the poppy seed dressing. In a small bowl or jar, combine the vinegar, honey, poppy seeds, salt, ground mustard, and olive oil. Whisk until combined.
  • Place the spinach, watermelon, avocado slices, feta, almonds, and red onion slices in a large bowl. Drizzle with poppy seed dressing and toss. Serve immediately.