Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Strawberry Spinach Salad With Walnuts

   Three Superfoods:  walnuts, strawberries and spinach, team up to create a fresh-from-the-garden flavor when  you want to welcome Spring with a nutritious lunch or side salad.

                                             Strawberry Spinach Salad
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds (May be omitted, if desired)
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 cup Joe and Son’s Olive Press Roasted Walnut EVOO
  • 1/4 cup Joe and Son’s Olive Press Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 10 ounces fresh spinach - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 quart strawberries - cleaned, hulled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
          Makes 6-8 generous portions


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the poppy seeds, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, paprika and Worcestershire sauce. Cover, and chill for one hour.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries, sliced onion and walnuts. Pour the dressing over salad, and toss. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes before serving.


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  2. David, you'll find it tastes even better than it sounds!