Strawberry Spinach Salad



  • ¼ cup sliced almonds toasted
  • 8 ounces strawberries
  • ½ medium cucumber
  • ¼ small red onion sliced into thin wedges.
  • 1 - 6 oz. package baby spinach


  • For dressing: Zest lemon to measure ½ teaspoon zest, juice lemon to measure 2 tablespoons juice. Whisk / emulsify together vinegar, zest, juice, sugar, oil and poppy seeds. Whisk until blended. See How to make the Perfect Vinaigrette Cover and refrigerate.
  • Hull strawberries and cut into quarters. Cut cucumber in half lengthwise; remove seeds and slice. Place spinach in large serving bowl. Add strawberries, cucumber and onion. Whisk dressing; pour over salad. Gently toss to cover.
  • Sprinkle with almonds.
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