Springtime Strawberry Spinach Salad

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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!

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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.

Serves 15

Nutrition Information
Per 1 cup serving
Calories: 169
Total Fat:  14g
   Saturated Fat:  2.5g
Sodium:  131mg
Total Carbohydrate: 8g
   Dietary Fiber:  2g
Protein: 3g