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Spring Salad with Strawberries, Bacon & Blue Cheese

Updated On: May 20, 2024

Spring Salad with Strawberries, Bacon & Blue Cheese can be made anytime of year as a side or main dish salad. This is a quick salad of spring greens, sweet strawberries, salty bacon, tart blue cheese, and creamy eggs dressed with a tasty vinaigrette.

strawberry salad with mixed greens, bacon, and bleu cheese

Today’s post is part of my monthly participation in the Secret Recipe Club .  If you don’t know what it is and you’re a food blogger, you should definitely check it out.

The blogosphere is ginormous.  There are food bloggers all over the world that you may never hear about in your normal circles.  Being a part of The Secret Recipe Club opens those doors near and far.  You may remember the Curried Carrot & Apple Soup from a fellow food blogger from the UK called Lavender & Lovage.   

Strawberry Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese | farmgirlgourmet.com

Well today’s deliciousness comes from La Bella Vita .  If you haven’t heard of this food blog and you are a lover of all things Italian – then you better stop right now and click that link.  Delicious food awaits you!!  I had an incredibly hard time finding a recipe to make from her blog.  Everything looks amazing.  I had just bought a giant box of strawberries, so this quick and light recipe spoke loud and clear.  I hope you will pay La Bella Vita  a visit and show her some Farmgirl love.  Then come back here and make this gorgeous salad.  You know you want to!  🙂

Strawberry Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese | farmgirlgourmet.com

Spring Salad with Strawberries, Bacon & Blue Cheese

A beautiful spring salad topped with strawberries, bacon and bleu cheese.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 Servings


  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • pinch of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon fresh garlic finely minced
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3 tablespoon minced red onion
  • 10 oz. fresh mixed ‘mesclun’ or spring lettuce or baby spinach
  • 1 quart strawberries cleaned, hulled and sliced
  • 1 – 2 hard-boiled eggs chopped
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh bacon fully cooked/browned and then chopped/crumbled


  • With a mason jar, shake together the honey, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, paprika, Worcestershire sauce; dry mustard, salt, pepper, and red onion. Blend well until smooth.
  • In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries, chopped eggs, almonds, crumbled cheese, and bacon.
  • Pour vinaigrette over salad, and toss.


Calories: 1245kcalCarbohydrates: 70gProtein: 22gFat: 102gSaturated Fat: 18gPolyunsaturated Fat: 13gMonounsaturated Fat: 68gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 890mgPotassium: 1845mgFiber: 15gSugar: 47gVitamin A: 13615IUVitamin C: 320mgCalcium: 375mgIron: 8mg
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Heather is a recipe developer and content creator living in Vancouver, Washington. She started Farmgirl Gourmet in 2006, almost 20 years ago, as a way to share recipes with friends and family. Heather is also the co-founder of Spiceology , a unique spice company, which she started in 2013. She shares family friendly recipes for easy everyday meals with a gourmet twist.


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