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Recipe: Spinach berry salad

Serves 4

Medically reviewed on May 7, 2018

Dietitian Tip

This sweet and nutty salad is an excellent source of vitamin C, folate and manganese.


  • 4 packed cups torn fresh spinach
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh, or frozen, blueberries
  • 1 small sweet onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Salad dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, or cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder (can be omitted)
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


In a large salad bowl, toss together spinach, strawberries, blueberries, onion and pecans.

In a jar with a tightfitting lid, combine dressing ingredients. Shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving Size1 1/2 cups
Carbohydrate25 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Fiber4 g
Protein4 g
Sodium198 mg
Monounsaturated Fat3 g
Saturated Fat0.5 g
Total Fat5 g

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