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strawberry salad

a recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Looking for a summer salad? Here's a delicious one for you! This salad is packed with superfoods!

serves 4 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 8 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For strawberry salad

  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    champagne vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    poppy seeds
  • 1/4 tsp
    mild paprika
  • 1/4 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    red onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper, or to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 1/4 c
    slivered almonds
  • 1 c
    strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 3 c
    baby spinach leaves, washed and dried
  • 2 Tbsp
    crumbled goat cheese, or more to taste

How To Make strawberry salad

  • 1
    In a small saucepan over medium heat, add sesame seeds and sauté until lightly golden brown, about 5 minutes, stirring and tossing constantly. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, combine white vinegar, champagne vinegar, olive oil, balsamic, sugar, poppy seeds, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, red onions, sesame seeds and freshly black pepper; whisk together until sugar dissolved. Cover and chill for 1 hour. Toast almonds and set aside.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, toss spinach leaves, strawberries, and almonds. Pour dressing over salad and toss. Sprinkle with goat cheese. Makes 4 servings
  • 4
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