Strawberry Spinach Salad with Pecans


Do you love fruit in your salad? We sure do!  Here is are a recipe for a delicious strawberry spinach salad with pecans. 

 Salad Ingredients 

  • 6 oz fresh spinach rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 lb strawberries, cleaned and sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tblsp minced onions
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese 

 Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tblsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • dash paprika, salt, pepper
  • 2 tblsp chopped basil leaves, approx.

Instruction:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the poppy seeds, sugar, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, paprika, mustard, basil leaves and chopped onion, salt and pepper.
  2. Cover and chill.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the spinach and strawberries.
  4. Pour dressing over salad and toss.
  5. Add the chopped pecans and shredded cheese.
  6. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

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