This is a delightful salad to add to your list of spinach salads. The buttermilk and mayonnaise dressing has fresh garlic and tarragon.
You could use fresh strawberries if you wanted and perhaps sprinkle with some toasted slivered almonds.
Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges
2/3 cup mayonnaise
½ cup buttermilk
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon dried tarragon
½ teaspoons dry mustard
1 clove garlic, minced
2 bunches spinach, washed well, stems removed
1 can mandarin orange segments, drained
½ red onion, thinly sliced
In a small container, add all the dressing ingredients. Shake well.
In a large bowl combine the spinach, oranges, and onions. Toss salad with just enough dressing to coat.