Welcome to a burst of fresh flavors with our Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Poppyseed Dressing. This vibrant and satisfying salad combines the sweetness of ripe strawberries, the crispness of spinach, and the succulent grilled shrimp, all brought together with a tangy and creamy poppyseed dressing. Whether you're looking for a light lunch or a refreshing dinner option, this salad is sure to impress. Let's dive into the recipe!


  • 8 ounces of fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 pound of large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup of fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup of red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup of crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup of candied pecans (optional)

For the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of poppyseeds
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, poppyseeds, honey, salt, and pepper. Set aside to let the flavors meld.
  3. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper. Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side until cooked through and lightly charred. Remove from the grill and set aside.
  4. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, sliced strawberries, red onion, crumbled feta cheese, and candied pecans.
  5. Add the grilled shrimp to the salad bowl.
  6. Drizzle the poppyseed dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  7. Serve the salad immediately and enjoy the burst of flavors and textures.


  • You can substitute the shrimp with grilled chicken or tofu for a vegetarian option.
  • Feel free to add other ingredients like avocado, cherry tomatoes, or cucumber for additional freshness.
  • To make the dressing ahead of time, prepare and refrigerate it in an airtight container. Give it a good whisk before using.


Indulge in the perfect blend of flavors and textures with our Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Poppyseed Dressing. This refreshing summer recipe brings together the freshness of spinach and strawberries, the succulent grilled shrimp, and the tangy poppyseed dressing. Customize it with your favorite variations and enjoy a delightful and healthy meal. Give it a try today and experience the burst of flavors that will leave you craving more.

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