Red, White, and Blue Spinach Salad

By contributing writer Andrea Green.

If you need a festive side dish to serve for your 4th of July celebration, look no further. Quick and healthy, this spinach salad is always a hit even with those who don’t think they like salad – thanks to the sweet berries and flavorful vinaigrette.

red white and blue spinach salad

Red, White, and Blue Spinach Salad


For the Vinaigrette:

  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Salad:

  • 1 package baby spinach leaves, washed and trimmed
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds


For the Vinaigrette

  1. In a small bowl combine the vinegar and honey.
  2. Pour the olive oil in a slow stream, whisking constantly.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.

For the Salad

  1. Toss all ingredients together in a large salad bowl and drizzle with vinaigrette.

Red, White, and Blue Spinach Salad | The Happy Housewife

More recipes from Andrea

Find more delicious meal ideas at the The Happy Housewife Recipe Index.


  1. This is a great post. My daughter and I love salads and I think this will be great to have on the 4th of July. GREAT IDEA!!!

Speak Your Mind