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Spinach salad with strawberries and avocado

I have not eaten such a tasty and smooth salad like this one for a while. I normally cook salads by combination, that is, I combine whatever I have in the fridge that I consider it can work together. But in this case it has been a premeditated salad, that is, I have looked for all ingredients – I have to say that I was not very convinced at the beginning with the combination of flavors-, and of course it has captivated me, I will repeat it again as many times as necessary.

The combination spinach/strawberries is ideal, since spinach are soft leaves that are desperately expecting to change their life for a more sophisticated one, that’s why they combine perfectly with fruity flavors. Blue cheese and bacon provide the strong point, while the softness of avocado makes it the perfect balance.

If you are bored of eating almost always the same type of salad, try this one, it´s awesome.

Spinach salad with strawberries and avocado

Ingredients for one salad

2 handfuls of fresh baby spinach
2 handfuls strawberries
1 avocado
1 handful of crumbled blue cheese
1/2 handful of chopped bacon
1/2 handful of walnuts

Ingredients for the dressing:

1 clove garlic (grated)
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoon olive oil

Spinach salad with strawberries and avocado

Directions

Cook bacon and let it retrieve room temperature.

Peel, pit and slice avocado.

Clean and slice strawberries.

Chop walnuts.

Assemble salad in this order: spinachs, strawberries, avocado, blue cheese, bacon and walnuts.

Mix oil, vinegar, honey, garlic and mustard and stir it until smooth.

Toss with the dressing.

Spinach salad with strawberries and avocado

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2 Comments to "Spinach salad with strawberries and avocado"

  1. Alfredo says:

    “Avocado? …avocadooo? …avocaaaaado?”
    (Hudge, Robert de Niro)

  2. Estefanía says:

    Qué hambre me ha entrado al leerlo!! Suiza te está sentando bien eh!! Vaya recetazas que haces!! 😉
    Besos grandes!!

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