I love serving fresh fruit and vegetable salads during the spring and summer months. This salad is not only delicious, but it is truly a colorful work of art. I love the bright beautiful rainbow of colors in the fresh bright green spinach, red strawberries, and bright blueberries. This salad serves 8 at approximately 150 calories per serving, not including the vinaigrette dressing. The dressing has about 88 calories per Tablespoon.
Strawberry Spinach Salad with Pecans and Goat Cheese
3 cups strawberries, washed, drained, and sliced in half
2 cups blueberries, washed and drained
16 oz. Baby Spinach, washed
1/2 cup pecans
3/4 cup Goat cheese crumbles
Wash and cut strawberries.
In a large bowl combine the strawberries, blueberries, spinach, pecans and Goat cheese. Stir to combine. Toss with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing.
Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing with Honey
1/4 cup Balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup Olive oil
1 Garlic clove
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon pepper, or to taste
1 Tablespoon honey
Place dressing ingredients in a screw top jar or cruet and shake to combine. Adjust seasonings to taste.
Serve salad and toss with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing to taste.