Perfect Spinach Salad
Perfect Spinach Salad is so easy to make for lunch or dinner! This salad is loaded with strawberries, bacon, crumbled cheese, pecans, and a simple dijon dressing!
- FOR THE SALAD:
- 10 Ounce Package Baby Spinach Washed and Dried if necessary
- 8 Slices Bacon Cooked and Crumbled
- 2 Cups Strawberries Sliced
- 1 Cup Candied Pecans
- ½ Cup Gorgonzola Cheese
- 1 Small Red Onion Sliced
- FOR THE DRESSING:
- ¼ Cup Olive Oil
- 2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
- 2 Cloves Garlic Minced
- 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
- 1 teaspoon Honey
- Salt & Pepper To Taste
FOR THE SALAD:
Add the baby spinach to a large salad bowl, or divide between 4-6 individual containers if prepping ahead.
Add the crumbled bacon, sliced strawberries, pecans, cheese, and red onion evenly over the spinach.
Pour desired amount of dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
If prepping ahead, wait to add the dressing until ready to eat.
FOR THE DRESSING:
Add the olive oil, balsamic, garlic, mustard, honey, and salt and pepper to taste to a mason jar or any container with a lid.
Shake vigorously until well combined.
NOTE: You can substitute regular pecans, almonds, or cashews in place of the candied pecans if desired. You can also substitute the gorgonzola cheese with crumbled feta or goat cheese.
NOTE: This salad once prepared will last stored in the refrigerator in airtight containers for up to 4 days. The dressing will last for up to one week. Do not add the dressing to the salad until you are ready to serve and eat.
Serving: 1.5Cups | Calories: 250kcal