Spinach & Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing Homemade poppy seed dressing pairs beautifully with tender spinach, crunchy almonds and juicy berries for a fantastically refreshing and easy spring salad. To make ahead, whisk dressing, combine salad ingredients and store separately. Toss the salad with the dressing just before serving. To make it a complete meal, top with grilled chicken or shrimp.

active: 15 mins
total: 15 mins
Servings: 4


  • 2 ½ tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 ½ tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 (5 ounce) package baby spinach
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • ¼ cup toasted sliced almonds


    Step 1

    Whisk mayonnaise, vinegar, oil, poppy seeds, sugar, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add spinach and strawberries and toss to coat. Sprinkle with almonds.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups Per Serving: 154 calories; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 7.1g; dietary fiber 2.6g; sugars 3.4g; fat 13.3g; saturated fat 1.8g; cholesterol 3.6mg; vitamin a iu 2304.5IU; vitamin c 34.4mg; folate 13.5mcg; calcium 67.3mg; iron 1.6mg; magnesium 49mg; potassium 118.4mg; sodium 228.2mg; added sugar 1g. Exchanges:

2 1/2 fat, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 vegetable


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