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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Strawberry Dressing

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Dressing - spinach salad with fresh strawberries, avocado, candied pecans, red onion, feta cheese, and a simple strawberry dressing. The perfect salad for spring and summer!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 295kcal

Ingredients

For the strawberry dressing:

  • 1 cup chopped strawberries
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For the strawberry spinach salad:

  • 8 ounces fresh spinach
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 large avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup crumbled feta cheese or goat cheese
  • 2/3 cup roughly chopped candied pecans or pecans

Instructions

  • To make the dressing, add the strawberries, olive oil, vinegar, honey, mustard, salt and pepper to a blender. Blend until smooth. Set aside.
  • To assemble the salad, place the spinach, strawberries, avocado, red onion, cheese, and pecans in a large bowl. When ready to serve, drizzle with dressing and toss. Alternatively, you can plate the salads and serve the dressing on the side.

Notes

Feel free to add cooked crumbled bacon or use almonds, walnuts, or pistachios instead of pecans.

Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 512mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 3673IU | Vitamin C: 57mg | Calcium: 148mg | Iron: 2mg