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This colorful salad blends sweet flavors with savory ones. The honey balsamic dressing from Rachael Ray’s 30-Minute Meals 2 is a favorite in my home. It pairs wells with this salad. I hope you enjoy it! 

Juliet :0)

Ingredients for Baby Spinach & Strawberry Salad

Baby Spinach & Strawberry Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing

5 ounce bag of baby spinach

10-12 strawberries, sliced lengthwise

1/3 cup onion, thinly sliced

1/2 cup  pecan or walnut halves, toasted

3 oz. goat cheese, crumbled

1/3 cup dried cranberries

Ingredients for Honey Balsamic Dressing

Honey Balsamic Dressing

2 tsp grainy mustard 

2 rounded tsp honey

2 TBSP balsamic vinegar

1/3 cup olive oil

Coarse salt and freshly-ground pepper, to taste


(1) Arrange spinach in a salad bowl. Add strawberries, onions, pecans, crumbled goat cheese, and dried cranberries.

(2) In a small bow, whisk together grainy mustard, honey, and balsamic vinegar. Slowly add olive oil while continuing to whisk the mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste.

(3) Drizzle the dressing on the spinach salad and serve.  Makes 4 servings.