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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

 Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Spinach salad looks best-dressed when it wears luscious red strawberries and accents of toasted pecans. Finish it out with a sweet poppy seed dressing. —Erin Loughmiller, Ridgecrest, California
10 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons white or balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh spinach, trimmed
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Directions

  • Place the first eight ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid;
  • shake well. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Just before serving, combine the remaining ingredients in a large
  • bowl. Shake dressing and drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 10
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 141 calories, 11 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 23 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber,

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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.