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Strawberry Spinach Salad

Ingredients :

Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries , halved , if desired
  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3-4 Tablespoons white vinegar
  • ΒΌ -1/ 3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt , adjust to taste
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seed

For Strawberry Spinach Salad

  • 10 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • 2 cups strawberries , quartered 1 avocado , sliced
  • 1/2 red onion , sliced thin
  • Β½ cup sliced almonds or candied almonds (see notes)

Instructions :

β€’ In a blender blend all ingredients:Β  strawberries, onion, garlic, mustard , oil , vinegar, sugar ,salt and pepper. Add poppy seeds after blending.

β€’ In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries, sliced avocado, and onion. Pour dressing over salad, and toss.

β€’ Serve topped with almonds or candied almonds.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 329kcal (16%)| Carbohydrates: 37g (12%)| Protein: 10g (20%)| Fat: 19g (29%)| Saturated Fat: 2g (13%)| Sodium: 880mg (38%)| Potassium: 1406mg (40%)| Fiber: 14g (58%)| Sugar: 14g (16%)| Vitamin A: 8960IU (179%)| Vitamin C: 153.3mg (186%)| Calcium: 271mg (27%)| Iron: 4.9mg (27%)

Written by Alex Lyman

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