Spinach Strawberry Salad

Spinach and strawberries are at their peak in late spring. These flavors combined make a sweet and tangy salad.
Prep Time
10 minutes
Total Time
10 minutes

Ingredients

Yield: 8 servings
  • 4 limes, zested and juiced
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint, finely chopped + 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • pinch of sea salt
  • a few grinds freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup strawberries, rinsed, hulled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup Goat cheese, crumbled

Instructions

Step 1

To make mint lime vinaigrette, combine lime zest and juice, olive oil, 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint, honey, sea salt and black pepper in a mason jar with a tightly fitted lid. Shake until dressing is emulsified.

Step 2

Put spinach leaves, apple slices and strawberries in a salad bowl and lightly dress with vinaigrette. Toss until all leaves are coated with dressing.

Step 3

Top with pecans and goat cheese crumbles.

Garnish with fresh mint leaves.