Strawberry Spinach Salad

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This is a simple, and delightful salad perfect for those warm summer evenings.  Enjoy!

Ingredients

Salad:
6 cups baby spinach leaves
2 cups strawberries, hulled and halved
½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese (or
½ cup slivered almonds
Optional: thinly sliced turkey or chicken

Poppy-seed Vinaigrette:
¼ cup white vinegar
1 teaspoon of Honey
2 tsp poppy seeds
½ tsp dry mustard
sea salt and freshly ground pepper
¾ cup Grape seed oil

Directions

Make vinaigrette, in small bowel, whisk together the vinegar, honey, poppy seeds dry mustard, and salt and pepper.  Add oil in a thin stream whisking constantly until dressing is well blended.

In large bowl, toss together the salad ingredients.  Add half of the vinaigrette and toss gently to coat.  Add more vinaigrette as needed, and serve.

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