Sunday, December 21, 2014

Healthy family recipe: Strawberry patch spinach salad

Strawberries and spinach are in season! Take advantage of fresh produce with this tasty and refreshing salad. This salad is nutrient dense, providing vitamin A, C and iron.

Healthy family recipe: Strawberry patch spinach salad

Strawberries and spinach are in season! Take advantage of fresh produce with this tasty and refreshing salad. This salad is nutrient dense, providing vitamin A, C and iron. Spinach and strawberries are the perfect match and never tasted so good together. Give it a try!

Strawberry Patch Spinach Salad

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp minced fresh onion
  • 20 oz baby spinach, washed and drained
  • 2 cup strawberries, washed and sliced

Directions:

  1. Place first eight ingredients into a small container with a lid. Shake well.
  2. Gently mix spinach and strawberries together.
  3. Pour dressing over spinach mixture and toss.
Divide into 10 servings. Makes about 1 cup per serving.

Adapted from Taste of Home


 

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