Natural Grocers Spring Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe


Nothing is more refreshing than a spring salad with crisp spinach, sweet strawberries, and crunchy almonds tossed in a poppy seed dressing.  This fresh and delicious salad makes a wonderful side for brunch, lunch, or dinner any day of the week.

1⁄4 cup Natural Grocers Brand Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1⁄8 cup Natural Grocers Brand Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
1 teaspoon organic Dijon-style mustard
2 teaspoons Natural Grocers Brand Raw and Unfiltered Clover Honey
1 1⁄2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  salt and pepper, to taste
1 (5-ounce) package organic baby spinach
2 cups fresh organic strawberries, quartered and sliced
1⁄4 cup Natural Grocers Brand Organic Bulk Slivered Almonds
  1. Make the dressing by whisking together the olive oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, and poppy seeds. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. In a large salad bowl combine the spinach, strawberries, almond slivers, and dressing. Toss until well coated.
  3. Divide evenly among four salad bowls and serve.

Source: Karen Falbo