Thomas Murphy - Pine Shores Real Estate

Posted by Thomas Murphy on 6/15/2014

It is the time of year when the strawberries are ripe and nothing says summer more than a nice summertime salad. This Strawberry Spinach Salad is a great dish to bring to the summer backyard party or serve as a healthy side for family dinner. Feel free to add more fruit like blueberries to this salad as well.   Ingredients 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon poppy seeds 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon minced purple onion 10 ounces fresh spinach - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces 1 quart strawberries - cleaned, hulled and sliced 1/4 cup almonds, blanched and slivered Directions 1. Whisk together the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, paprika, Worcestershire sauce and onion in a medium bowl. 2. Cover, and chill for one hour. 3. Combine the spinach, strawberries and almonds in a large bowl. 4. Pour dressing over salad, and toss. 5. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes before serving. Makes 4 servings. What is your favorite summertime recipe?

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