Strawberry & Avocado Salad with Bacon-Poppyseed Dressing

March 13, 2019

Strawberry & Avocado Salad with Bacon-Poppyseed Dressing

This salad recipe from our Loaded Salads cookbook is packed with the flavors of summer. Top it off with homemade Bacon-Poppyseed Dressing and you have a deliciously healthy meal. 


  • 4 bacon strips
  • 1/2 C. mayonnaise
  • 2 T. sugar
  • 2 T. white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. poppyseed
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 6 to 8 C. baby spinach or Kale
  • 2 C. sliced fresh strawberries 
  • 1 sliced avocado


To make Bacon-Poppyseed Dressing, cook 4 bacon strips in a skillet over medium heat until crisp; drain on paper towels. Discard the drippings and crumble the bacon into a small bowl. Add 1/2 C. mayonnaise, 2 T. each sugar and white vinegar, and 1/2 tsp. poppyseed to the bowl and whisk well. Season with salt and black pepper. 

Place 6 to 8 C. chopped baby spinach or kale (stems removed) into a big bowl and add 2 C. sliced fresh strawberries and 1 peeled and sliced avocado. Toss the salad mixture with the prepped dressing before serving. 

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