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Test Kitchen Approved

Strawberry-Basil Spinach Salad with Allspice-Bay Poppy Seed Dressing

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen


4 servings

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Fresh and sweet with a flavorful dressing! This Strawberry-Basil Spinach Salad is one of our favorite recipes from our salad & dressing recipe collection

Serving Suggestions

Dressing yields 3/4 cup. Serve with remaining dressing on the side.


For the dressing:

1/3 cup Allspice-Bay Simple Syrup*

1/3 cup safflower oil

2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar

For the salad:

1/2 lb. strawberries, sliced

4 cups baby spinach

2 sprigs fresh basil leaves, chopped

1/4 cup sliced almonds

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Dutch Blue Poppy Seeds

    Dutch Blue Poppy Seeds are used for baking applications such as bread, roll, cake and cookie recipes. The blue poppy seed is a commonly used variet...

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For the dressing: Combine all ingredients in a small, lidded jar. Seal jar and shake until well combined.

For the salad: Combine sliced strawberries and 1/3 cup poppy seed dressing in a small bowl, cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 min. Divide spinach among 4 salad plates and top each equally with the poppy seed dressing-infused strawberries, chopped basil and sliced almonds.