Sunny Spinach Salad

Sunny Spinach Salad

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Sunny Spinach Salad

Sunny Spinach Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup olive oil or canola
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 9 to 12 ounces fresh spinach
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges - drained
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds or pine nuts - toasted (optional)
  • 1/4 cup shredded Asiago or Parmesan cheese


  • In a jar with a tight-fitting lid add orange zest, orange juice, balsamic vinegar, honey, garlic, oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Shake well until dressing starts to thicken a bit.
  • To serve, put the spinach in a large bowl.
  • Toss with enough of the dressing to coat the spinach.
  • Sprinkle salad with oranges, cheese, and nuts.
  • Extra dressing keeps in the fridge for a week.


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 479IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 1mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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