Spinach salad with strawberries and goat cheese is a classic starter that becomes vibrant and complex with the addition of fresh herbs. While tinkering with the proportions of herbs is encouraged, the tarragon can become overpowering if increased.
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This is a great easy salad to put together in a flash. I used a combination of fresh spinach and swiss chard from my garden and fresh mint, basil and parsley from my garden as well. I think the next time I will combine balsamic and olive oil as the dressing.
When I looked in my frig tonight to make a salad to accompany dinner, all I had was spinach and strawberries. I knew Fine Cooking would have an excellent recipe for a classic salad like this. This is it! Thankfully, I had all the herbs in my garden, the goat cheese and the lemon too. Bonus- this was quick and easy. My husband complimented it. I say its a winner.
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