Combine fresh spring veggies, strawberries, almonds and goat cheese to make this strawberry spinach and asparagus salad. An easy, beautiful and flavorful spinach strawberry salad recipe in less than 20 minutes!
Green is good, but do you know what makes a green salad even better? Strawberries! The beautiful red color and sweet flavor complements the nutrient-rich greens. Strawberry spinach and asparagus salad is one of my favorite ways to enjoy the taste of the season. This easy spring salad is packed with flavor and comes together easily.
Combine fresh spring ingredients to create this easy strawberry salad recipe. Combine all of the ingredients below in a large bowl. You can omit or substitute one of the ingredients if desired. Serve the salad with a simple dressing made with lemon, olive oil and honey.
Strawberry spinach salad ingredients
- Asparagus is a low calorie, nutrient rich food. Blanch the asparagus for a few minutes for a crisp texture and fresh flavor.
- Spinach is the leafy base of this salad. Spinach is one of the best choices for greens to pair with strawberries.
- Strawberries are packed with juicy sweet flavor. We recommend using organic strawberries for the best flavor.
- Spring onions are also known as scallions or green onions. Both the long green tops and small white bulbs are edible. It adds a mild flavor to this salad.
- Pea shoots are widely available in the spring. They add additional vitamins and crunch to salad. You can omit them or add a different microgreen, if desired.
- Almonds add a subtle crunch without adding too much additional flavor. You can also use walnuts or pecans.
- Goat cheese adds a creamy texture and subtle tart flavor. Omit if making a dairy free salad.
As a fresh green salad with red berries, this strawberry, spinach and asparagus salad is packed with superfoods. It makes the perfect lunch and a great side salad with dinner. We love to serve it with a simple grilled or baked salmon.
What to eat with strawberry spinach salad
- Grilled Chicken
- Baked Salmon
- Lemon Butter Garlic Chicken Thighs
- Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Drumsticks
Strawberries are a great addition to any salad. If you love strawberries in salad, check out some of our other favorite strawberry salad recipes! You can even enjoy this salad with a glass of strawberry sangria!
Strawberry salad recipes
- Mason Jar Fruit Salad with Strawberry Mint Dressing
- Triple Berry Couscous Salad
- Strawberry Cucumber and Mozzarella Salad
- Strawberry Panzanella Salad
- Berry Chickpea and Feta Salad
- Chicken and Berry Pesto Pasta Salad
Try this spinach strawberry salad recipe and let us know what you think below!
Strawberry Spinach and Asparagus Salad
- 2 cups fresh asparagus cut into 1-inch pieces
- 2 heaping cups fresh spinach
- 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced in half
- 1 large spring onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup pea shoots
- 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
- 1 ounce goat cheese, crumbled
- juice from 1/2 lemon
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon honey
- salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- Bring a large pot of water mixed with a teaspoon of salt to a boil over medium heat. Set aside a bowl of iced water. Add the asparagus to the boiling water and cook for 2 or 3 minutes. Drain the asparagus and immediately add it to the ice water.
- In a large bowl combine asparagus, spinach, strawberries, onion, pea shoots, almonds and goat cheese. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, honey, salt and pepper. Pour dressing over salad and toss lightly to coat.
- Omit the goat cheese to make dairy free.
- Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
- You can find pea shoots at your local farmers market or grocery store. You can omit them, if desired.
This salad is simply amazing. Making again tonight!!
This recipe just screams summer! I just love the flavor combo!
Oooooh….asparagus in a strawberry spinach salad – I love it!
Are pea shoots readily available in the produce area?
Hi, Janice! They are not always available at my local grocery store but I have better luck finding them at a Chinese Market. You can omit them from the recipe or use another type of green, if desired.
We loved this salad and will definitely be making it again! A great way to get my family to eat asparagus! The flavors together were amazing! Thanks! ~Terri