Salads

Springtime Strawberry Spinach Salad

The blend of seasonal spinach and sweet strawberries, with the crunch of pecans, creamy feta, and an apple cider vinaigrette provides an array of flavor and a dose of heart health!

Serves: 15 (Serving= 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 10 ½ cups (1 ½ - 6 ounce bags) raw spinach
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, sliced
  • ½ cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, prepare the dressing by whisking together the garlic, honey, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, and canola oil.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the spinach, strawberries, red onion, feta cheese, and pecans.  Cover with the dressing mixture and toss immediately before serving.