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Strawberry Spinach Salad 6

Strawberry Spinach Salad

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 15 mins
  • cook_time Cook Time: 5 mins
  • total_time Total Time: 20 mins
  • yield Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • category Category: Side Dish
  • method Method: Stove
  • cuisine Cuisine: American

Description

This light and refreshing Strawberry Spinach Salad is perfect for the warm summer months. A delicious salad recipe with strawberries, candied walnuts and a red wine vinaigrette!

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Ingredients

Salad Ingredients:

  • 16 oz. of strawberries, hulled & sliced
  • 1/2 cup of shredded Monterrey jack cheese
  • 10 oz. of spinach
  • 1 1/2 cup of walnut pieces
  • 1 1/2 T. of sugar

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup of red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of canola oil
  • 1 tsp. of paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Instructions

  1. Hull {remove top} and slice 16 oz. of fresh strawberries .
  2. In a medium size skillet add walnut pieces and sugar.
  3. Saute at medium low until sugar has melted and coated the walnuts.
  4. Remove immediately {so as not to burn} and spread out on a plate or parchment paper to cool down.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together minced garlic cloves, sugar, paprika, salt, pepper, red wine vinegar and canola oil. Whisk until thickened and all ingredients combined.
  6. In a large bowl, add fresh spinach, sliced strawberries, candied walnuts, and shredded Monterrey jack cheese.
  7. Leave dressing on the side for each individual to add desired amount. 🙂 {or to drink..haha}

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