Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Toasted Almonds and Balsamic Vinaigrette
Believe it or not, balsamic vinegar is a perfect accompaniment to strawberries (try them on vanilla frozen yogurt). Add the spinach and you have a “salad” you will LOVE (and will love you back with health benefits)!
3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
Salt and Pepper to taste
6 Handfuls of fresh spinach, washed and torn into bite-sized pieces
2 Cups Fresh Strawberries, hulled and halved or quartered, depending on size
2 Ounces toasted slivered Almonds
½ Sweet Onion, peeled and sliced
In a large bowl, add the olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Whisk together. Add the spinach, onion, almonds, and strawberries and toss together. Serve immediately.
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