Summery Strawberry Spinach Salad

strawberry spinach salad recipe with poppy seed dressing

Sweet, tangy and perfect for a summer picnic – this salad recipe gets families to eat their spinach!


4 cups spinach, loosely packed
1 cup strawberries, sliced
2-3 green onions, sliced
1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted

1/3 cup oil
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
3 Tbsp honey or agave (or 1/4 cup sugar)
2 tsp Dijon mustard
½ tsp salt
1 tsp poppy seeds


BLEND: Blend all dressing ingredients together in a blender until well mixed and frothy.
COAT: Place spinach in a large bowl.  Pour just enough dressing over the spinach leaves to lightly coat all the leaves when tossed.
TOSS: Add the strawberries, green onions, and toasted slivered almonds.  Lightly toss.



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6 Responses to Summery Strawberry Spinach Salad

  1. Yui says:

    My Goodness.. Look at the colors. They look so fresh and I believe it can refresh my day for the whole time. I swear never have spinach and strawberries in a plate. SO I will definitely try this salad. Thank you.
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  2. Lisa says:

    Wow! This looks awesome! I just found you over at The Mandatory Mooch! I would love for your to come share your recipe at From the Farm Blog Hop. This week’s party just started!
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  3. EMily says:

    I love love love spinach salad!! I can’t wait to have some this summer. Thanks for linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays and for the link back :o) Can’t wait to see what you bring next week. Emily @ Nap-Time Creations
    oh, and I just posted an amazing round-up from last weeks party… stop on over and check it out!

  4. Robin says:

    I love this salad, I usually eat it with a raspberry vinegarette but your dressing sounds really good. Thank you for partying with me.

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  5. this salad sounds and looks great! Thanks for sharing at Two Cup Tuesday on Pint Sized Baker . I’ve pinned it!

  6. Miz Helen says:

    Wishing you a peaceful Memorial Day Weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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