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Strawberry Spinach Salad

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"This recipe makes six to eight servings and is a gorgeous holiday salad with the rich red and green colors. Even people who say they don't like spinach find this a treat."

Ingredients

6 cups of cleaned spinach (about 2 bunches)
1 pint fresh strawberries
DRESSING:
1/2 cup sugar
1-1/2 tablespoons minced onion
1/4 cup cider vinegar or balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1/2 cup sunflower oil
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

Tear spinach into serving or bite-size portions. Rinse well, drain and set aside. Rinse, stem and slice strawberries. Set aside until ready to serve the salad. Combine all dressing ingredients into blender. Blend until smooth. When ready to serve salad place spinach in salad bowl. Pour dressing over spinach and toss lightly. Place strawberries on top of salad and sprinkle with more sesame seeds to garnish if desired. Yield: 6 to 8 servings.

Lori Hodge
Bettendorf




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