Orange Lime Spinach Salad Recipe

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Orange Lime Spinach Salad Recipe
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Orange Lime Spinach Salad Recipe

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Lime lovers will really appreciate this snappy dressing. The touch of orange in this crisp salad adds a colorful bit of refreshment. What a great way to get a healthy vitamin A and C punch for the day. Edna Lee - Greeley, Colorado
Recommended: 30 Fall Harvest Salads
MAKES:
9 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
9 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach
  • 2 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced

Directions

In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first six ingredients; shake well. In a large salad bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Just before serving, shake dressing and pour over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Spinach Salad in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p46

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 52 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 13mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach
  • 2 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first six ingredients; shake well. In a large salad bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Just before serving, shake dressing and pour over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Spinach Salad in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p46

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[email protected] User ID: 1289836 161871
Reviewed May. 22, 2014

"This was okay, but neither my husband nor I found it to be great."

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GingerBonnet User ID: 4249942 66786
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2010

"Not my favorite recipe, but it made for an interesting change from most salads."

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Cusumano User ID: 4241466 116571
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

"Great salad just like the one I recently tried in a restaurant. I added walnuts and used a can of mandrin oranges. This is one I'll make on a regular basis."

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Becktec User ID: 2592568 66784
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

"I made this salad and I loved it. It has such a refreshing taste and it is something you can feel good about eating. I will certainly make it again."

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[email protected] User ID: 3674229 74892
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2010

"I've been making this recipie for about 5 years now, and it still is a favourite, I love the dressing."

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tkarinas User ID: 4389335 162078
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2010

"This salad is light, delicious, and a wonderful boost of vitamins A and C. My family loves it and it's a keeper, for sure."

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