Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Who knew , spinach was such a power house of nutrition – more so than even kale. Combined with the other Superfood -strawberries, this salad is fresh and seasonal and a sure winner for lunch or a side at dinner.This recipe is brought to you by my friend Jan: a fun loving yoga follower, horseback riding mom, recycler and skilled architect on the go. It is fresh and seasonal and super easy to assemble.  makes 4 servings of 1.5 C each and prep time is about 15 minutes. The secret is in the dressing!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
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Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: plant-forward
Servings: 4 people


  • Large salad bowl, small mixing bowl, knife, cutting board


  • ¼ cup canola or safflower oil (not olive oil)
  • 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1.5 Tbsp sugar
  • 1.5 tsp fresh dill minced
  • 1/8 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp dry mustard

SALAD Ingredients

  • 6 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds


Toss Salad Ingredients

  • Place the washed and dried fresh baby spinach leaves in a bowl.
    Add the sliced strawberries and toss gently.


  • Whisk together the oil, vinegar, sugar, dill, onion powder, garlic powder and dry mustard in a small bowl for the dressing.
  • Toss lightly while drizzling in dressing.

Serve Salad

  • Sprinkle the salad with sesame seeds. (Toasted sesame seeds bring out more nutty flavor)
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