Strawberry Basil Salad - refreshing and perfect for Summer!

Spinach, Basil, and Strawberry Summer Salad

Simple ingredients and perfect for summer!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Tawnie Kroll


  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. Boysenberry or strawberry preserves
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha sauce or another hot sauce you prefer
  • 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 6 cups baby spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh basil chiffonade
  • 1 small red onion halved and sliced thinly crosswise
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries sliced
  • 4 oz. feta cheese


  • Combine vinegar, preserves, hot sauce, and olive oil in a small bowl or jar. Shake/whisk until combined and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix spinach, basil, onion, and walnuts. Drizzle dressing over lightly and toss to mix. Gently stir in strawberries and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Right before serving, top with the feta cheese.