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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Light Poppy Seed Dressing

Louisa Clements
Strawberry spinach salad with almonds, arugula and a homemade poppy seed dressing with fresh thyme.
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

For poppy seed dressing:

  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves

For salad:

  • 1/2-312 g / 11oz pkg. baby spinach
  • 1/2-312 g /11oz pkg. arugula
  • 1 lb /454 g strawberries, quartered
  • 1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 5 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk vinegar with sugar until dissolved. Whisk in mayonnaise, Dijon and salt. In a steady stream pour in olive oil while continuously whisking, to emulsify the dressing. Stir in poppy seeds and thyme.
  • In a large bowl, toss spinach with arugula, strawberries, cucumber, radishes, almonds and goat cheese.
  • Top with desired amount of dressing and serve. You will likely have extra dressing, simply and refrigerate remaining dressing. It will store for up to five days.
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Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Spinach Salad with Light Poppy Seed Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 328 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 248mg11%
Potassium 397mg11%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 312IU6%
Vitamin C 71mg86%
Calcium 138mg14%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Nutrition information is an estimate and is provided for informational purposes only. If you have any specific dietary concerns, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.