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easy Spinach, Strawberry & Fennel Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

Spinach, Strawberry and Fennel Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Alaina Bullock
Sweet, juicy strawberries, peppery arugula, crisp fennel, and creamy feta are tossed together with a sweet and savory homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing in this delicious Spinach, Strawberry and Fennel Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course lunch, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 216 kcal


Salad Ingredients

  • 2 cups baby spinach rinsed and dried
  • 2 cups arugula rinsed and dried
  • 1 bulb fennel medium bulb trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup strawberries rinsed, thinly sliced
  • 4 oz feta cheese crumbled
  • fresh basil sprigs optional garnish

Dressing Ingredients

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • sea salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste


Salad Instructions

  • If making for later: combine spinach, arugula, fennel, strawberries, and feta in a container and mix well. Keep dressing separate until ready to serve.
    If serving immediately: arrange spinach and arugula on a serving platter and top with fennel, strawberries, and feta. Serve on chilled plates and dressing on the side.

Salad Dressing Instructions

  • Whisk all ingredients in a glass or other non-reactive bowl. Taste, and adjust seasonings as needed. Transfer to a serving container and set aside.
Keyword balsamic vinaigrette, salad