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A bowl of salad, with strawberries and pecans

Strawberry & Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

This Strawberry Spinach Salad makes a delicious addition to the dinner table. The homemade poppy seed dressing is the perfect way to toss it all together!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 338kcal


  • 2 tablespoons sesamee seeds
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 10 ounces fresh spinach - rinsed, dried, and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 quart strawberries - cleaned, hulled, and sliced
  • 1/4 cup roasted pecans optional


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, and onion. Cover, and chill for one hour.
  • In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and pecans. Pour dressing over salad, and toss. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes before serving.


Adapted from: Allrecipes


Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 545mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 4490IU | Vitamin C: 106mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 2.7mg