Spinach Strawberry Champagne Salad

Spinach Strawberry Champagne Salad

I have partnered with my favorite bloggers to bring you an Easy Valentine’s Day Dinner. We have created a a super easy four course gourmet meal so you can enjoy an evening at home without a lot of work!

For my part of the dinner, I made a delicious Spinach Strawberry Champagne Salad.  It has fresh baby spinach, fresh sliced strawberries, crumbled blue cheese, and chopped walnuts.  You could use candied walnuts as well.  To make the salad extra special, I use the Orange Muscat Champagne Vinegar from Trader Joe’s in the vinaigrette.  It adds a wonderful sophisticated flavor for this special occasion.

Spinach Strawberry Champagne Salad

Spinach Strawberry Champagne Salad
 
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Recipe type: Salad, Special Occasion, Gourmet
Serves: 2
Ingredients

Champagne Vinaigrette:
  • 2 tablespoons cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Orange Muscat Champagne Vinegar (from Trader Joe's)
  • ½ teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon italian seasoning

Spinach Strawberry Salad
  • 3 cups baby spinach leaves
  • ¼ cup blue cheese
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl stir together all the ingredients for the vinaigrette. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl toss together the spinach, blue cheese, walnuts, and strawberries. Just before serving, drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad.
Notes
The Orange Muscat Champagne Vinegar can be found at Trader Joe's.
Recipe adapted from AllRecipes.com.

 

Don’t stop with the salad.  Make this easy dinner by following the links to these other blogs for fabulous recipes for the remainder of the Valentine’s Day Dinner.

Appetizer:  Double Tomato Bruschetta from Life Tastes Good.  Marion over at Life Tastes Good starts off our fabulous Valentine’s Day dinner with a beautiful but easy Double Tomato Bruschetta.

Double Bruschetta

Main Dish:  Creamy Chicken Linguine from Grumpy’s Honeybunch.  Shelby at The Life and Loves of Grumpy’s Honeybunch has made a delicious, easy, comforting and romantic dinner entree with this creamy chicken linguine.  Don’t forget the wine!

Creamy Chicken Linguine

Dessert:  Chocolate Strawberry Eclair Cake from Renee’s Kitchen Adventures.  Rene from Renee’s Kitchen Adventures finishes the meal with a gorgeous, elegant Chocolate Strawberry Eclair Cake.  If you haven’t won over that special someone by now, this dessert will win their heart.

Chocolate-Strawberry-Eclair-Dessert

Head over to visit these blogs for their fabulous recipes and you will impress your Valentine’s dinner date with this fantastic meal.

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Comments

  1. says

    Michele, nothing says love like a fresh salad as beautiful as this one and it sounds super flavorful. Cannot wait to try it out! Thank you for being a special part of this meal with us!

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