Spinach, Strawberry & Pecan Salad

By 30 Minutes or Less
Add grilled chicken to this salad for a protein and flavor boost!

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  • Prep Time:10 minutes


Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 2
Think Variety; Think Color: Red


1 pound baby spinach, washed and dried

1 pint strawberries washed and halved

1/4 cup pecans, toasted


1/3 cup raspberry vinegar

1 tsp dried mustard

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup sugar

1 cup olive oil

1 1/2 Tbsp poppy seeds


  1. Combine dressing ingredients except poppy seeds in a blender. Add poppy seeds and stir dressing by hand.
  2. Toss dressing with spinach, strawberries and hot pecans. The hot nuts will slightly wilt the greens.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    230
  • Carbohydrates:    12g
  • Total Fat:    20g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   2.5g
  • Dietary Fiber:    5g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    78%
  • Sodium:    190 mg
  • Protein:    4g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Services Healthy Living Website



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  1. I’m trying to incorporate more fruits and vegetables to our home.Made this for dinner added grilled chicken, everyone loved it and by everyone I mean the children. the salad dressing was delicious. I will definitely do this again.