Strawberry-Spinach Salad with Berry Dressing

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Strawberry-Spinach Salad with Berry Dressing
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
121
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
11%
Sugar
9g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
4.9%
Protein
2g
3%
Carbs
14g
5%
Vitamin A
126µg
14%
Vitamin C
56mg
94%
Vitamin E
2mg
8%
Vitamin K
111µg
100%
Calcium
51mg
5%
Fiber
4g
15%
Folate (food)
64µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
64µg
16%
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
32mg
8%
Monounsaturated
5g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.6mg
3.2%
Phosphorus
40mg
6%
Polyunsaturated
0.9g
N/A
Potassium
295mg
8%
Sodium
19mg
1%
Sugars, added
4g
N/A
Zinc
0.3mg
2.3%