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Strawberry Spinach Salad
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Strawberry Spinach Salad

Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4
Author: Christina Hitchcock


  • 2 bags organic baby spinach
  • 1/2 container of juicy ripe strawberries - washed and sliced
  • 1/4 small red onion - finely sliced
  • 1 cup serving of candied walnuts - 1/2
  • 1 large avocado - cubed

Orange Poppyseed Dressing

  • Juice of 2 oranges
  • 2 tbs . white balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbs . olive oil
  • 2 tsp . poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp . salt


  • In a large salad bowl, add both bags of spinach.
  • Wash and hull the strawberries. Slice lengthwise and sprinkle over greens
  • Thinly slice red onion and add to salad.
  • Make the candied walnuts. While nuts are cooling, pit and cube the avocado.

Orange Poppyseed Dressing

  • While the nuts are cooling, make the dressing. In a small bowl, add the juice of 2 oranges. Add the white balsamic vinegar. While whisking, slowly add olive oil until emulsified. Stir in poppy seeds.
  • Add walnuts to salad. Toss salad with dressing or serve on the side.
  • This salad will provide 4 adult portions or 6 appetizer sized salads.
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