This pretty salad is cool and tangy-sweet, and the perfect side to your grilled chicken or fish. I like to use Marzetti’s Simply Dressed Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing, but you can choose your favorite brand or make it from scratch if you prefer. Double the recipe if you need additional servings.
Strawberry-Spinach Penne Pasta Salad
with Strawberry Poppyseed Vinaigrette
5 ounces penne pasta
1 cup packed fresh baby spinach leaves
1 generous cup sliced strawberries
1 cup pineapple chunks
1/4 feta crumbled feta cheese
Strawberry Poppyseed Vinaigrette
Cook pasta according to package directions for al dente. Drain and cool slightly. Transfer to a large bowl and add in spinach, strawberries and pineapple. Toss to combine. Add about 3 ounces of the vinaigrette according to your taste preference. Sprinkle with feta and give it a toss. Transfer to a serving bowl, Cover and chill at least one hour before serving.