Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad

I love this salad! Spinach, strawberries, kiwis and almonds covered with a delicious dressing make for one mouthwatering and healthy salad recipe. The salad dressing includes both poppy seeds and sesame seeds along with a raspberry vinegar, green onions and other seasonings that make it really excellent in taste and a perfect accompaniment to this delicious salad.

I have several spinach salad recipes–all with a little different spin to them or different ingredients in the salad dressings. I enjoy them all because I love spinach in salad. This Taste of Home recipe is one of our favorites and I hope it will become one of yours, too. The flavors and texture are marvelous, the recipe is low calorie, gluten free, and healthy. This is a great salad for company but it is one I make on a regular basis since I practically live on salads.

I initially posted this recipe in June 2012 the first month this food blog began. I didn’t know much about cameras or positioning food so it shows pleasantly back then. So I recently remade this recipe and took a few pictures to upgrade this recipe. If you’re looking for a great fruity salad recipe for company, potlucks, or just family meals, then give Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad a try sometime soon. It’s wonderful.

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Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad is a beautiful and festive salad that’s wonderful for holiday meals and special occasions.

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This is what it looks like with the homemade dressing poured over top.

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Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad is so quick and easy to make up. Even the salad dressing only takes 5 minutes to make!


Here’s what I did.

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These are the four ingredients needed for the salad portion of this recipe.

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Place spinach leaves in a salad bowl. Wash, hull, and slice 1 lb. of strawberries. Layer on top of the spinach.

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Slice about 5 or 6 kiwi fruit into 1/4″ pieces. It’s about 4 slices per kiwi. Sprinkle almonds over top. 

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Make up the salad dressing: these are the ingredients you will need. I substituted honey for the sugar and it turned out very well.

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Toss salad dressing ingredients in a blender for about 5-10 seconds to emulsify.

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Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad is a great salad to make up for company. It not only looks lovely but everyone loves it!

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This is what the salad looked like with the dressing on top.

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Here’s a plate of the salad before the dressing has been poured over top.

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Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad is one your family is sure to love. I’ve taken it to potlucks before and everyone loves it.


Here’s the recipe.


(Adapted from Taste of Home Recipe found in Church Supper Cookbook)

[b]Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad[/b]
Recipe Type: Salads and Salad Dressings
Cuisine: American
Author: Teresa Ambra adapted from [url href=”” target=”_blank” title=”kiwi-strawberry spinach salad”]Taste of Home[/url]
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 12
Fantastic 4-ingredient salad with a delicious homemade dressing using green onions, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and raspberry vinegar. This recipe is both vegan and gluten free.
  • 12 cups fresh baby spinach leaves, stems removed, if desired (this is about 2 bags)
  • 1 lb. fresh strawberries, washed, hulled, and sliced
  • 4 or 5 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced into ¼” slices
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • ¼ cup raspberry vinegar
  • ½ cup sugar or honey
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • ¼ tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 green onions, sliced thinly
  • 2 heaping teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 heaping teaspoon poppy seeds
  1. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries, kiwi, and almonds.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients in a blender for about 10 seconds until emulsified.
  3. Pour over salad just before serving, or drizzle over individual servings as desired.
You can substitute 1 tablespoonful of instant minced onions if you don’t have green onions available.[br][br]I usually substitute honey for the sugar in the recipe.


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We love spinach salads with fruit–especially strawberries!

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Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad is such a delicious salad. I can eat bowls full of this amazing salad.

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Every mouthful of Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad is so mouthwatering, you and your family will want to eat this salad often!

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