Salad And Homemade Dressings
Spinach and Strawberry Salad
Makes 8-10 servings
2 (6 ounce) packages fresh baby spinach
2 pints fresh strawberries, sliced (optional)
1 cup dried cranberries
¾ cup roasted almonds (in 1 Tbsp olive oil)
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl: toss with ½ cup Sesame-Poppy Seed Dressing just before serving. Top with remaining desired toppings and remaining dressing.
Chopped fresh broccoli
Blanched sugar snap peas
Sliced red onion
Sesame-Poppy Seed Dressing
Makes 1 cup
Prep tine: 10 min.
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
2 Tbsp. honey
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. poppy seeds
Whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl.
Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 5 days.
Raspberry Salad Dressing
Makes about 2 cups
Prep: 5 min.
1 (10-ounce) jar seedless raspberry fruit spread or preserves
½ cup seasoned rice wine vinegar
¼ cup olive oil
Microwave raspberry spread in a microwave-safe bowl
Until melted. Whisk in vinegar and olive oil until blended;
Let cool. Serve at room temperature.
Makes 1 ¾ cup
Prep: 5 min.
Pair this vinaigrette with a Romaine lettuce
Salad topped with Red Delicious apple slices.
Microwave fruit spread until melted. Whisk in vinegar and olive oil until blended; cool. Serve at room temperature.
1 (10-ounce) jar apricot fruit spread or preserves
1/3 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar
3 Tbsp. olive oil