Spinach salad with warm lemon and garlic dressing

Spinach salad with warm lemon and garlic dressing recipe

5 ratings

This spinach salad is all about simple, fresh flavours and is great when you want something light yet satisfying. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 185 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • 100g baby spinach
  • 40g (1 1/2oz) Parmesan, shaved
  • 100g (3½oz) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced into rings
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    770kj
    185kcal
    9%
  • Fat

    13g 19%
  • Saturates

    3g 16%
  • Sugars

    10g 11%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10.6g Protein 6g Fibre 1.9g

Method

  1. Put the spinach, Parmesan, tomatoes, red onion and pine nuts into a large bowl.
  2. To make the dressing, heat the olive oil in a small pan. Add the garlic and cook on a medium heat for 2 minutes, or until lightly golden. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice, white wine vinegar and sugar. Season and return to the heat. Simmer for 3 minutes, or until syrupy.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad, gently toss together, then serve.

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