Thursday, April 20, 2017

Strawberry Spinach Salad πŸ₯—

This Strawberry Spinach Salad has a homemade honey balsamic dressing that you will love.

Ingredients:

Candied Pecans:
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 cup pecans
Pinch of salt

Salad:
10 oz spinach, rinsed, dried and torn into bite size pieces
1/4 cup onion, diced (preferred red)
1 qt strawberries, cleaned and halved
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 of an avocado, cut into bite size pieces
1/2 pkg or 5 oz blue cheese or feta crumbles

Dressing:
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup honey

Directions:

Pecans:
In a small skillet melt butter add pecans, sugar and salt. Stir until coated and sugar carmelizes, about 3-5 minutes. Spread out on parchment paper and let cool.

Dressing:
Whisk all ingredients together until honey dissolves and dressing is smooth.

Salad:
In a large bowl combine the onion, spinach, strawberries and blueberries. Pour 1/2 dressing and toss. Top with avocado, cheese and pecans. Refrigerate 15 minutes before serving. Serve with remaining dressing on the side. Yum Yum

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