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Strawberry Salmon Salad

This Heart-Healthy Salmon Salad with Homemade Strawberry Vinaigrette is one of our favorite salad recipes, it's healthy, delicious and so easy to make!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Tracy @ havingfunsaving.com


  • 2 fillets of salmon
  • Mixed greens
  • Crumbled blue cheese gorgonzola, feta or goat cheese - I have used all varieties and they are all great!
  • Fresh strawberries - quartered
  • Roasted walnuts - make your own instructions further down or buy ready-made
  • Salt pepper, and butter for seasoning the salmon

Ingredients for roasted walnuts

  • 1 bag chopped walnuts - I bought the 4 oz bag this was plenty for 4 salads
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper

Ingredients for salad dressing

  • 1/2  cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries - you can also use frozen but thaw them first
  • 2 teaspoons honey


  • Season the salmon with salt and pepper
  • Place a small amount of butter or oil into a pan
  • Saute salmon until cooked throughout, flip only once
  • Prepare your salad with greens, strawberries, cheese, and roasted walnuts
  • Top with salmon and dressing
  • Enjoy!

Instructions to make your own roasted walnuts

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Mix walnuts, oil, salt and pepper until thoroughly coated
  • Place walnuts on a baking sheet
  • Bake until walnuts are golden brown and fragrant, about 10–15 minutes.
  • Instructions for Strawberry Vinaigrette Dressing: https://www.foodwinesunshine.com/homemade-strawberr...​
  • Put all ingredients into food processor and blend until smooth
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