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Marinaded Berries on Fresh Baby Spinach

1 pint ripe strawberries, hulled and sliced
1 pint ripe blueberries, washed and dried
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp light olive oil
1 Tbsp light brown sugar
1 tsp poppy seeds
1 Tbsp minced shallot
1/8 tsp smokey paprika
1/4 tsp kosher salt
12 oz baby spinach
chopped walnuts
bleu cheese crumbles

Clean strawberries and blueberries and put in large bowl.

Whisk together in a separate bowl the vinegar, olive oil, sugar, poppy seeds, shallot, paprika, and salt, until frothy – then pour over berries.

Let berries marinade for 30 minutes, stirring frequently.

Divide spinach between individual salad bowls.

Spoon marinaded berries over the top of each salad, then top with a sprinkling of walnuts and bleu cheese crumbles.
Serve immediately.