This simple salad of baby spinach, strawberries, toasted nuts and feta cheese is fresh, flavorful and perfect for summer. Plus, the warm brown butter dressing is a wonderful surprise!

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Warm Brown Butter Dressing

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Warm Brown Butter Dressing

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings


    For the Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped rosemary
  • Pinch of salt
  • For the Salad:
  • 4 cups loosely packed baby spinach
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup toasted pecans or walnuts
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese


  1. To make the dressing, melt butter in a small saucepan over medium low heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until butter turns golden brown, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and whisk in balsamic vinegar, honey, rosemary and salt. Cool slightly.
  3. To make the salad, toss baby spinach, strawberries, nuts, feta cheese, and warm dressing in a large bowl. Serve immediately.

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