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Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

Here’s a fruity spinach salad that even the kids will devour. The pretty strawberry drizzle peps up the greens nicely. —Carrie Sherrill, Forestville, Wisconsin
Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries, divided
  • 3/4 cup pecan halves, divided
  • 12 cups torn mixed salad greens or chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 3 green onions, sliced

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine the first five ingredients; cover and process for 30 seconds. Add 2 cups strawberries; cover and process until blended. Add 1/4 cup pecans; pulse until chopped.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, oranges, onions and remaining strawberries and pecans. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 472 calories, 37g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 6g fiber), 4g protein.

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