Fruit & Nut Spinach Salad Recipe


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This Fruit & Nut Spinach Salad recipe is the perfect combination of fresh summer berries, feta cheese and toasted nuts.  This is topped off with a delicious Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Salad Dressing for the most amazing summer meal!

This Fruit & Nut Spinach Salad recipe is the perfect combination of fresh summer berries, feta cheese and toasted nuts. This is topped off with a delicious Balsamic dressing for the most amazing summer salad!

Berries are the ultimate summer food… sweet & tart, fresh & juicy and so pretty to look at.   There is literally nothing like biting into a fresh juicy strawberry to remind you that the sun is shining outside!

I love incorporating fresh berries into a meal by putting a fresh summery spin on my traditional spinach salad recipe.

This Fruit & Nut Spinach Salad recipe is the perfect combination of fresh summer berries, feta cheese and toasted nuts. This is topped off with a delicious Balsamic dressing for the most amazing summer salad!

Salads are a staple around here year round but even more so in the summer and this beautiful spinach salad recipe is definitely one of my favorites!

Tender fresh baby spinach is loaded up with luscious summer berries and toasted nuts for a little bit of richness.  And of course cheese…  because pretty much every dish needs a little bit of cheese.  Both feta and goat cheese are amazing additions to this salad; the saltiness being the perfect balance to the sweet berries.

This Fruit & Nut Spinach Salad recipe is the perfect combination of fresh summer berries, feta cheese and toasted nuts. This is topped off with a delicious Balsamic dressing for the most amazing summer salad!

Since this salad is loaded up with so much beautiful fresh summer produce, I really wanted a dressing that would let the ingredients shine. Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Salad Dressing is the perfect match for this salad; both simple and delicious with a little zip from the vinegar!

The ingredients in the Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Salad Dressing are just like the salad… simple and fresh…  ingredients you know.  You can find Simply Dressed® dressings in the refrigerated produce section.

While this salad is the perfect side dish, to make it into a complete summer meal add in grilled chicken or shrimp. I have added a collection of my favorite berries but grapes, freshly pitted cherries or even slices ripe peaches are all amazing in this salad too!

This Fruit & Nut Spinach Salad recipe is the perfect combination of fresh summer berries, feta cheese and toasted nuts. This is topped off with a delicious Balsamic dressing for the most amazing summer salad! 

Fruit & Nut Spinach Salad

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly N.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
This Fruit & Nut Spinach Salad recipe is the perfect combination of fresh summer berries, feta cheese and toasted nuts. This is topped off with a delicious Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Salad Dressing for the most amazing summer meal!

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup pecans
  • 1/3 cup almonds
  • 10 oz spinach
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 2/3 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup feta cheese (or goat cheese)
  • 1/2 cup red onion , thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 bottle Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Salad Dressing

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Instructions

  1. Toast pecans and almonds until fragrant and lightly browned. Cool completely.
  2. Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Toss with dressing and serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 289, Fat: 20g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 33mg, Sodium: 476mg, Potassium: 694mg, Carbohydrates: 19g, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 8g, Protein: 11g, Vitamin A: 6845%, Vitamin C: 53.4%, Calcium: 313%, Iron: 3.3%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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This Fruit & Nut Spinach Salad recipe is the perfect combination of fresh summer berries, feta cheese and toasted nuts.  This is topped off with a delicious Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Salad Dressing for the most amazing summer meal!

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