Strawberry-Spinach Salad with Berry Dressing

Strawberry-Spinach Salad with Berry Dressing
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Strawberry-Spinach Salad with Berry Dressing
Karina Allrich

Strawberry-Spinach Salad with Berry Dressing

Who needs complicated and fussy when the farmers’ markets are abundant with glorious, fresh ingredients? Vegetables in every color. Ripe and voluptuous fruits. And every one of them gluten-free.

Using fresh strawberries in a vegan salad drizzled with berry and balsamic dressing transforms tender greens into a luxurious and romantic treat. And the best part? Easy as one-two-three.

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4
Servings
1496
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the dressing

  • 1/2 Cup strawberries, stemmed
  • 1/2 Cup raspberries
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon raw agave nectar
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For the salad

  • 4 Cups baby salad greens
  • 2 Cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 1/2 Cup strawberries, stemmed and sliced
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 6 sprigs mint

Directions

For the dressing

Place the strawberries, raspberries, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and agave nectar in a blender. Cover and blend on high until the berries are puréed. Season with freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
 

For the salad

In a salad bowl, toss the baby salad greens with the spinach leaves. Add the strawberries and sliced spring onions. Toss lightly with the dressing. Serve with the mint sprigs.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
21%
Sugar
52g
58%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Carbohydrate, by difference
298g
100%
Protein
42g
91%
Vitamin A, RAE
17µg
2%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Calcium, Ca
30mg
3%
Choline, total
64mg
15%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
125µg
31%
Iron, Fe
8mg
44%
Magnesium, Mg
157mg
49%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
13mg
93%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
423mg
60%
Selenium, Se
24µg
44%
Sodium, Na
1090mg
73%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
79g
3%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Strawberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Strawberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.