Strawberry & Goat Cheese Salad-The Little Shop of Olive Oils

Strawberry & Goat Cheese Salad




  • 8 cups baby spinach leaves, stems trimmed, washed, and dried
  • 2 cups sliced, fresh strawberries
  • ½ cup whole toasted slivered almonds
  • ½ cup crumbled goat cheese


  • In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, shallot, mustard, poppy seeds, salt, and pepper. Slowly whisk in the basil oil to make a creamy dressing.
  • Put all but a large handful of the spinach in a good-sized bowl. Toss with most of the dressing. Add remaining spinach and continue tossing until well coated. Use extra dressing if needed. 
  • Top with goat cheese and walnuts. 
  • Optional toppings: sesame seeds, pomegranate seeds, shredded basil, blueberries
  • Additional add-ons: grilled chicken, shrimp or salmon.
  • Serve immediately

Serves 4


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