Cooking From Memory ~ A Recipe Journal

Spinach and Strawberry Salad

Posted in Dressings & Dips,Salads by Paul Gauche on July 12, 2009

Spinach Strawberry Salad

Ingredients ~

  •  1 (10 ounce) package fresh spinach
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup safflower oil
  • 2 Tablespoons salad vinegar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons minced green onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • dash black pepper
  • dash Tabasco Sauce
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled, sliced (about 2 cups)

Method ~

Discard stems from spinach; tear into bite-sized pieces.  Refrigerate, covered.   Toast sesame seeds in a preheated 350 F oven, shaking once or twice until golden (10-12 minutes); cool.  In tightly covered container, combine oil, vinegar, sugar, onion, salt, pepper and Tabasco; shake well. 

To Serve: 

In salad bowl, toss dressing into spinach and sesame seeds.  Gently toss in strawberries.  Serves 8.

~~With thanks to Lund’s & Byerly’s


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