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Spinach Salad with Strawberries & Poppy Seed Dressing

Spinach Salad with Strawberries

About 4 Servings

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2 Tbsp sesame seeds
1 Tbsp poppy seeds
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp honey
Pinch of paprika
1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/4 small red onion, diced finely
Salt and freshly ground black pepper



1.5 lb bag spinach, rinsed and dried
2 cups strawberries, hulled, washed and cut in half
1/2 cup raw walnuts or raw pecans



To Prepare Dressing:

In a small bowl combine all of the dressing ingredients.  Whisk until ingredients are well blended.  Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.


To Prepare Salad:

In a large bowl, toss the spinach and strawberries with the dressing.  Add nuts.  Serve fresh or chilled.


Preparation Tips:

Walnuts are an excellent source of Omega-3s, the nutritious fats that we need to eat more of.  Using raw nuts instead of candied nuts keeps added sugars low.