Dairy-Free Strawberry Spinach Salad
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This flavorful salad is a unique mix of sweet and savory that deliciously highlights fresh ingredients of spring an summer.
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 salads + ¾ cup vinaigrette
Almond Vinaigrette
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon pure almond extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon white pepper
  • ½ cup non-GMO canola oil (see post above for options)
  • ¼ cup natural rice vinegar
Strawberry Spinach Salad
  • 10 ounces baby spinach leaves torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup strawberries, thinly sliced, plus additional for garnish
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup sliced almonds, plus additional for garnish
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the mustard, maple syrup, vanilla extract, almond extract, salt, and pepper until smooth. Add the oil in a fine stream, whisking constantly until incorporated. This will help to emulsify your salad dressing. Add the vinegar slowly, whisking constantly.
  2. Put the spinach, strawberries, onion, and almond in a large bowl and gently toss to combine.
  3. Pour the vinaigrette, as needed, over the salad and toss to coat.
  4. Garnish with additional strawberries and almonds.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 salad + 2 tablespoons vinaigrette Calories: 278 Fat: 24.2g Saturated fat: 1.8g Carbohydrates: 10.7g Sugar: 4.5g Sodium: 173mg Fiber: 4.2g Protein: 5g
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/strawberry-spinach-salad