Spinach salad with warm lemon and garlic dressing recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 185 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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This spinach salad is all about simple, fresh flavours and is great when you want something light yet satisfying. 

  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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  • 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
  • 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


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