Friday, June 17, 2011

Strawberry Spinach salad

Strawberry Spinach salad

1 - pint quartered Strawberries
1-lb. baby Spinach chopped
1 - cup salted chopped pecans roasted 

¾ cup sugar
1 cup sliced Strawberries
3 tbls. Balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. Ground pepper.
1 tsp. Nigella  or Black poppy seeds
1/3 cup Olive Oil
3 tbl. Water           

To make the dressing..

Mix sugar, vinegar , water and pepper in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil over med . heat.  Reduce to simmer, stir  often until Strawberries  are mushy.. Remove from heat and cool, when ready to serve  whisk in the  Olive Oil  and the Nigella or Poppy seeds.

Put  spinach  in a bowl add the Strawberries, then the roasted Pecans and drizzle with dressing and serve.