Putzel Kitchen

Spinach Strawberry Salad

This spring salad is served in Style Shack’s Guzzini melamine bowl.  It’s perfect for lunch on the patio.

 

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.

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