13 April, 2020
Strawberry Spinach Pasta Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing
Posted in : SALADS
by : Admin
Sweet and tangy strawberry spinach pasta salad with orange poppyseed dressing is the perfect potluck side dish for every backyard bbq, party, and get together.
8 ounces penne noodles, cooked according to package directions
2 cups packed fresh baby spinach leaves
1 cup sliced strawberries
1 cup pineapple chunks
1/4 cup dried cranberries, or dried blueberries
1/2 cup salted cashews, or other nut like pecans or walnuts
Orange Poppyseed Dressing
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
3 tablespoons honey
1/3 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons poppy seeds
optional: pinch of salt and pepper
Combine all dressing ingredients in a jar, cover, and shake well. Set aside.
Combine penne, spinach, strawberries, pineapple, cranberries, and cashews in a large bowl and toss with the prepared dressing.
Serve immediately or cover and chill for 1 hour before serving.