Strawberry spinach salad is a colorful, refreshing recipe you can serve as a healthy side dish, or even as a light main course together with bread or croutons.
Fresh juicy strawberries enhance with their sweetness the savory taste of the Greek feta cheese and the herbaceous flavor of the baby spinach. The addition of toasted cashews will give the dish a crunchy texture. Serve this healthy, delicious spring salad with balsamic vinegar or a creamy dressing.
It is a quick and easy salad recipe to make, ideal for the spring season and which will allow you to fill up on vitamins and mineral salts. So let’s find out how to make strawberry spinach feta salad by following our step-by-step instructions and tips.
It is best to dress this salad with a few drops of balsamic vinegar, which will further enhance the fresh and sweet note of the strawberries. Otherwise you can also add a citronette made with lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper.
You can also replace toasted cashews with pine nuts, almonds or walnuts.
In addition to the baby spinach, try adding a few leaves of lettuce and garnish the salad with julienne-cut carrots.
Instead of the Greek feta cheese, you can use some lightly crumbled goat cheese as it goes very well with fresh strawberries too.
It is best to make and enjoy the strawberry spinach feta salad at the moment, to appreciate its crunchy texture and fragrance.
Wash the strawberries under fresh running water, dry them and remove the stalk. Then cut them into wedges.
Drain the Greek feta cheese from its liquid, pat it with a sheet of absorbent kitchen paper and then cut it into cubes. Keep aside.
Arrange the leaves of the cleaned baby spinach on a serving dish.
Add the strawberries, distributing them evenly.
Sprinkle with the diced Greek feta cheese and season with a drizzle of raw extra virgin olive oil.
Top with toasted cashews.
Serve the strawberry spinach feta salad immediately together with a few bread slices or a vinaigrette.