Not your usual spinach salad, but a winning combination of strawberries and spinach tossed with a crunchy sweet-sour poppy-seed dressing. This goes over big, even with those who aren’t usually tossed-salad fans. It’s bright and pretty, too – perfect for a quick lunch or supper, or for a small party.
In a blender, combine the sugar, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, onion, Worcestershire sauce, paprika, oil, and vinegar. Blend well. If the dressing seems thick, add a few drops of water.
Remove the stems from the spinach and tear the leaves into bite-size pieces. Arrange them on individual salad plates or in a salad bowl. Arrange the strawberries and nuts (if using) on top. Drizzle the dressing over the strawberries and serve.