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Default Spinach Salad With Strawberries and Pecans

A little feta, goat cheese or blue cheese is also delicious crumbled over this salad.

INGREDIENTS:
8 ounces fresh torn spinach or baby spinach
1 1/2 to 2 cups cleaned and sliced strawberries
1/2 cup pecan halves or pieces, lightly toasted
2 to 3 ounces goat cheese or blue cheese, crumbled, optional
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Dressing

1/4 cup Canola oil or other salad oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
1/8 teaspoon each onion and garlic powder
dash dry mustard

DIRECTIONS:
Toss spinach with sliced strawberries, pecans, and cheese, if using.
Combine dressing ingredients in a jar; shake until well blended.

When ready to serve, drizzle dressing over the salad and toss lightly.
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