Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken and Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe

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Nathaniel Published: February 4, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken and Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Sweet and refreshing, this spinach salad pops with flavor and colors. It’s tossed with avocado, walnut, and feta in a creamy lemon mayo dressing.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing:

  • ½cuplight mayonnaise
  • 1tbsplemon zest
  • 3tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 3tbsphoney
  • tsppoppy seeds
  • ¼tspsalt,or to taste

For Salad:

  • 1lbboneless skinless chicken breasts,grilled then cooled for 10 minutes and diced
  • 8ozbaby spinach
  • cupsstrawberries,sliced
  • ¾cupfishers walnuts,chopped, lightly toasted
  • 1largeavocado,peeled and diced
  • 4ozfeta cheese,crumbled
  • cupred onion,chopped


  1. For the lemon poppy seed dressing, whisk all ingredients in a bowl until well blended. Cover and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

  2. For the salad, layer spinach and chicken among 4 plates or into 1 large salad bowl, then layer over remaining salad ingredients.

  3. Spoon dressing over salad and serve immediately.


  • Calories: 521.54kcal
  • Fat: 29.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.73g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.69g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.52g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.65g
  • Fiber: 8.20g
  • Sugar: 21.59g
  • Protein: 34.00g
  • Cholesterol: 108.01mg
  • Sodium: 719.97mg
  • Calcium: 257.00mg
  • Potassium: 1239.80mg
  • Iron: 3.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 314.69µg
  • Vitamin C: 85.53mg
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