Strawberry Spinach Salad

strawberry spinach salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

This summer fresh Strawberry Spinach Salad is tossed with crumbled goat cheese and slivered almonds and finished with a sweet and flavorful homemade Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette. The best thing about this recipe, its gluten free, keto and low carb.

strawberry spinach salad
strawberry spinach salad

This tasty salad is anything but ordinary and boring. It has healthy green spinach, juicy strawberries, and goat cheese and almonds for protein. The homemade balsamic dressing takes this delicious salad even farther. 

Can This Salad Be Made Vegan and Dairy Free

Yes, just omit the cheese and this salad is vegan and dairy free friendly. There are also vegan cheese options available at grocery stores now, feel free to try that.

Ingredients Needed For This Spinach Salad 

  • Fresh Spinach ( or Mixed Greens)
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • Crumbled Cheese (goat cheese, gorgonzola, blue cheese, feta or queso fresco)
  • Silvered Almonds (pecans or walnuts)
  • Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Maple Syrup
  • Dijon Mustard

How Do You Make Strawberry Spinach Salad

  1. Whisk together oil, vinegar, maple syrup, mustard, minced garlic, salt and pepper until fully combined.
  2. Combine spinach, salad greens, sliced strawberries, cheese and pecans. Toss with dressing and serve or if you prefer plate salads and serve dressing on the side.

Love To Add Protein To The Salad?

Yes you can and it will taste just amazing. Here are some ideas:

  • Chicken
  • Steak
  • Turkey or Chicken Meatballs
  • Scallops
  • Shrimp
  • Fish (salmon, haddock or cod)

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Recipe by Lucy ChesnaCourse: SaladsCuisine: American
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Calories

200

kcal
Total time

15

minutes

This summer fresh Strawberry Spinach Salad is tossed with crumbled goat cheese and slivered almonds and finished with a sweet and flavorful homemade Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette. The best thing about this recipe, its gluten free, keto and low carb.

Ingredients

  • FOR THE SALAD
  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach

  • 1 pint strawberries, rinsed, hulled, and sliced

  • 3 ounces goat or feta cheese, crumbled

  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds

  • FOR THE DRESSING
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic

  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Place all dressing ingredients in small jar or bowl with tight fitting lid. Shake until well combined. Alternately, you can whisk the ingredients in a small bowl and transfer to small container with a lid. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Place spinach and sliced strawberries in a large serving bowl. Add as much dressing as desired and toss to combine. Top with cheese and slivered almonds.

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