Spinach and Strawberry Salad


6 servings



  • 8 ounces of spinach (around one bunch), rinsed and dried
  • 3 cups strawberries, washed and dried
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds


  • Spinach can be substituted with mild leafy greens, like lettuce.
  • Other fruit could be added to the salad, such as berries or dried fruit.


  1. Coarsely chop or tear the spinach. Cut the strawberries into slices.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the spinach and strawberries.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, white wine vinegar, white sugar, paprika, sesame seeds and poppy seeds.
  4. Toss the salad mixture with the dressing. Serve at room temperature or cold.