Spinach mandarine salad
This simple salad is full of flavors from fresh spinach, soaked almonds, crunchy cucumber, diced tomatoes combined with the sweetness of juicy mandarins. I used the canned mandarines from costco that come with juice and are very sweet, you can use fresh mandarins if you want and add a little honey in the dressing.

Dressing is a mixture of lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper.

This salad is surely going to leave you feeling healthier and happier :)


For the salad
  • Fresh spinach leaves- about 5 ounces
  • Mandarins- 1/2th cup
  • Cucumber - 1/3th cup diced
  • Tomatoes diced- 1/4th cup
  • Almonds soaked peeled and sliced- 10- 12
For the dressing
  • Fresh lemon juice- 1 1/2 tablespoon
  • Honey- 1 teaspoon (optional)
  • Salt - to taste
  • Pepper- to taste

  • Wash and dry spinach leaves
  • Toss all the ingredients for the salad in a bowl.
  • In a separate small bowl mix  lemon juice, honey(if using) salt and pepper
  • Before serving drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss lightly

sending it to Foodiefridays
Posted by sneh On Thursday, January 26, 2012 2 comments


  1. This looks like such a light and refreshing salad. It will be perfect when it starts warming up here.
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