Strawberry, Spinach, and Baby Kale Salad With Roasted Chicken or Turkey and Bacon


Dressing Ingredients For Blender:

Remaining Dressing Ingredients:

Spinach and Baby Kale:


Roasted Turkey or Chicken and Bacon:

Optional Toppings:


  1. Cook the bacon until crisp. Let cool, crumble and set aside.
  2. In a blender, purée ⅓ cup hulled strawberries, olive oil, and white wine vinegar.
  3. Pour the puréed mixture into a small mixing bowl.
  4. Add sugar, garlic, poppy seeds, paprika, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper to the bowl.
  5. Whisk until incorporated; set aside.
  6. In a large, shallow serving bowl, combine the spinach leaves and kale.
  7. Pour the dressing over the greens and toss to incorporate.
  8. Sprinkle the roasted chicken and the crumbled bacon over the greens.
  9. Distribute the ½ cup sliced strawberries evenly over the turkey and bacon.
  10. Top with optional croutons and feta cheese.
  11. Serve immediately.


Serves 4 to 6.

Smoked turkey breast is especially good in this salad.

Feel free to substitute your favorite mix of salad greens for the spinach and kale.

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