Spinach, Almond, and Mandarin Orange Salad

Lesley Baradel
Spinach Mandarin Orange Salad
Spinach Mandarin Orange Salad

Spinach, Almond, and Mandarin Orange Salad

This is a kid-friendly salad due to the Mandarin oranges, which are a nice way to introduce little ones to salad. If spinach is too bitter to your taste buds, use another green like a crunchy romaine lettuce instead.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salads
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 242 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 12 oz baby spinach, fresh
  • 1/4 cup poppy seed dressing or dressing of your choice
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 11-oz can Mandarin orange sections drained
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, honey-roasted

Instructions
 

  • Place spinach in large salad bowl. Drizzle dressing on top and squeeze lemon juice over salad.
  • Just before serving, toss to combine with orange sections and almonds.

Nutrition

Calories: 242kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 5gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 254mgFiber: 4gSugar: 17g
Keyword Mandarin oranges, spinach
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Lesley Baradel

We (Lesley and Ann) first met years ago while training for Ironman Wisconsin. Our paths crossed again at Georgia State University while studying to become registered dietitian nutritionists. Over the years, our paths kept crossing and we soon discovered that we shared a love for menu planning. This blossomed into My Menu Pal where we help the food industry up their nutrition game to become their customer's nutrition hero.
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