37 Reviews

Excellent salad! Easy, quick, beautiful and tasty. I substituted toasted pine nuts for the sesame seeds (I didn't have any on hand) and ran out of white vinegar so used half white vinegar and half red raspberry vinegar. Mmmm... pine nuts and mandarin oranges... lots of possibilities here.

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Sharlene~W May 27, 2002

A very refreshing, delicious salad. The whole family thoroughly enjoyed it. My picky daughter gave it an enthusiastic thumbs up. The only thing I would do differently is to decrease the sesame seeds and poppy seeds to 1 Tablespoon each, based on personal preference. Thanks for a great recipe Christina.

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JoAnn April 27, 2002

This recipe is a favorite of mine. It is easy and wonderful. If strawberries are not available, a good substitute is (canned) mandarin oranges.

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Ruth November 15, 2001

Oh, this is a good one! Great taste! I loved the crunch of sesame seeds. Thanks!

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charlise June 05, 2002

delicious, beautiful, easy and quick

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Jim in Iowa March 04, 2002

Since I found this recipe on Recipezaar in December, I've made it probably 7 or 8 times. I thought it was time to comment and rate it a 5! Everyone always loves this recipe, and no one can believe it's homemade.

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spatchcock February 28, 2002

I've made this thrice in the past week and we've loved it every single time! I do use less sugar, because the first time I made it my husband said it was too sweet. I add feta cheese and chopped walnuts on top. Great summer salad!

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joni2001md June 09, 2011

Loved this salad -- very refreshing -- added some feta cheese. Will certainly be making this again.

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Darlene10 June 08, 2011

I actually used cherries and it was wonderful. Everything else was the same. We were doing a V'day party and strawberries were already used, but the salad was excellent. Great flavor, next time will be strawberries, but what a nice salad!

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SarasotaCook February 05, 2011

Delicious! I took the advice from another reviewer and used half vinegar and half raspberry vinegar(since I had it on hand) and the dressing was wonderful. I really liked the poppy seeds and sesame seeds in there. DD#1 and I enjoyed this very much. Thank you for sharing this with us.

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mommyoffour October 19, 2009
Spinach and Strawberry Salad