Spinach and Strawberry Salad
Strawberries and fresh spinach make a great salad, but it's even better when you add pickled onions and romaine to the mix. This strawberry spinach salad will be your new favorite.
- ½ cup red wine vinegar
- ⅓ cup sugar
- salt and pepper
- ½ red onion sliced very thin
- 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
- ½ cup sliced almonds Toasted
- ¼ cup vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon dry mustard
- 1 lb strawberries 2 1/2 cups sliced
- 6 ounces romaine lettuce hearts torn into bite size pieces
- 6 ounces baby spinach
Whisk the vinegar, sugar and 3/4 teaspoon salt together. Place 1/4 cup in a microwave safe bowl and microwave about 1 minute. Add onions, stir and let sit for 30 minutes.
Whisk oil, mustard, poppy seeds, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper into the remaining vinegar mixture.
In a large bowl, combine lettuce, spinach, almonds and strawberries. Remove onions from vinegar mixture with a fork and add to the salad. Pour dressing over the salad and season with salt and pepper. Top with additional almonds.
Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 439mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 5137IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 2mg