Strawberry Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Balsamic Dressing-LIFE SMART by Carrie Dorr

By Frank Dorr

This Strawberry Spinach Salad is one of my favorites because it's so simple to make and pairs perfectly with just about anything! Great as a side, or wonderful topped with grilled chicken. I serve it with balsamic vinaigrette, which I make in advance and store in the fridge.

Balsamic Vinaigrette 


  1. 1/2 cup Olive Oil

  2. 1/3 cup Balsamic Vinegar

  3. 1 clove garlic, crushed

  4. 1 tsp Honey

  5. 1 tsp Dijon mustard


  1. Mix in an air tight container and store in the fridge.

Strawberry Spinach Salad


  1. Spinach 

  2. Red Onion (thin sliced)

  3. Goat Cheese

  4. Fresh sliced Strawberries

  5. Toasted Pecans


  1. Toss spinach with dressing and top with onion, goat cheese, strawberries and pecans.