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Spinach Salad With Strawberries and Pecans

(recipe, Matthew Barker)

Ingredients

  1. 8 oz. fresh torn spinach or baby spinach
  2. 1½ to 2 cups cleaned and sliced strawberries
  3. ½ cup pecan halves or pieces, lightly toasted
  4. 2 to 3 oz. goat cheese or blue cheese, crumbled, optional
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  6. Dressing
  7. ¼ cup Canola oil or other salad oil
  8. 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  9. 1 Tbsp. plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  10. ¼ tsp. dried tarragon
  11. ⅛ tsp. each onion and garlic powder
  12. dash dry mustard

Steps

  1. Toss spinach with sliced strawberries, pecans, and cheese, if using.
  2. Combine dressing ingredients in a jar; shake until well blended. When ready to serve, drizzle dressing over the salad and toss lightly.