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Spinach Salad with Fruit

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
Tossed with ripe banana chunks, fresh strawberries and a poppy seed vinaigrette, this fabulous spinach salad looks and tastes special enough for company. —Joan Antonen, Arlington, South Dakota


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 package (12 ounces) frozen unsweetened strawberries, thawed and undrained
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 large banana, sliced
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the first five ingredients until the sugar is dissolved. Stir in thawed strawberries and poppy seeds.
  2. Place spinach on individual salad plates. Arrange the fresh strawberries, banana and avocado over spinach. Top with green onions and dressing.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 214 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.

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