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Strawberry Spinach Salad with French Poppy Seed Dressing

Feb 22, 2016 02:41PM ● By Hood Magazine


  • 10 oz fresh spinach - rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 qt strawberries - cleaned, hulled and sliced
  • 1/4 c almonds, blanched and slivered

For the Dressing


  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 c oil
  • 1/2 c apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp dried mustard
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • *Cooked chicken breast, chilled (optional)


Mix sugar, oil, vinegar, salt, onion, and dried mustard in a jar and shake.

In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries, onion and almonds. Pour dressing over salad, and toss. 

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