Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad

by Kate on June 29, 2015

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In these sweltering humid summer days here in the Northeast, I tend to enjoy any meal that allows me to not turn on my oven. Dinners are usually prepared on the grill and lunches are usually something light and easy. This Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad is just the thing to fit the bill. It’s a hearty flavorful lunch packed with all sorts of goodies and requires no actual cooking. Definitely a plus!

Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad - FoodBabbles.com

Tender spinach is topped with ripe strawberries and avocados. A sprinkle of hearty walnuts add a little crunch to this hearty salad. But my favorite thing is diced Kerrygold Aged Cheddar Cheese. Oh my goodness, this salad is sweet, savory, nutty and anything but boring! It’s all finished off with homemade lemon poppyseed dressing that has just hint of orange to it. This Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad is they type of salad that refuses to be a side dish. Oh no, this salad is a shining star and meant to be the main event.

Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad - FoodBabbles.com

Enjoy!

~K

**Disclosure: I was provided Kerrygold products to use for this recipe however, I was not compensated. I truly love all things Kerrygold!

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Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad

10 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad

Tender spinach topped with fresh strawberries, avocado, walnuts and Kerrygold Aged Cheddar. It's all finished with a homemade lemon poppyseed dressing.

Ingredients

    For Salad:
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup diced Kerrygold Aged Cheddar
  • For Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place spinach in a large bowl. Top with avocado, spinach, walnuts and Kerrygold Aged Cheddar.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, honey, orange zest, poppy seeds, salt and pepper.
  3. Drizzle dressing over top of salad and gently toss. Serve.
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