Strawberry Walnut Salad
Strawberries are rich in vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants that help reduce inflammation in the body. Prepare this salad for a simple and delicious way to reap all the benefits of this nutritional powerhouse.
Yields 4 Servings
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 4 cups baby spinach
- 2 cups sliced strawberries
- 1 small red onion, finely sliced
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
Servings Per Recipe 4
Amount Per Serving:
Total Fat 12.8 g
Total Carbohydrate 9.8 g
Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
Protein 5.3 g
Toast walnuts in a small dry skillet over low heat for 3-5 minutes, or until lightly browned and aromatic. Remember to stir frequently. Let cool.
In a large bowl, combine spinach, strawberries, red onion, pepper and salt. Lightly dress salad with oil and vinegar, add walnuts, and toss gently. If desired, sprinkle salad with 2 oz. of feta or goat cheese. Serve immediately.