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Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Serves: 6 Edit Yields: About 12 cups or 6 accompaniment servings Total Time: 5 min Prep Time: 5 min Ingredients * 1 pound(s) strawberries, hulled and sliced * 2 tablespoon(s) (plus one teaspoon) white balsamic vinegar * 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil * Salt and coarsely ground black pepper * 2 bag(s) (5 to 6 ounces each) baby spinach * 3 ounce(s) (3⁄4 cup) goat cheese, such as Montrachet, crumbled * 1/4 cup(s) sliced almonds, toasted Directions 1. In blender, puree 3/4 cup strawberries with vinegar, olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Transfer vinaigrette to large serving bowl. 2. Add spinach and remaining strawberries to bowl and toss to coat with dressing. Crumble goat cheese over top of salad and sprinkle with toasted almonds.
Side note: I had this salad a few months ago and LOVED IT. As you probably notice I love strawberries b/c I have already put 2 or 3 recipes with strawberries. :)