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Jeanette’s Berry Orange Spinach Salad Recipe
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Sometimes there’s nothing like a cool salad on a hot summer day. Loaded with vitamins and nutrients, Jeanette’s Berry Orange Spinach salad can be a healthy and refreshing side dish to a variety of entrees. We’ll detail how to make this colorful salad along with a delicious honey orange vinaigrette. We’ll also suggest some meal pairings to highlight its summer flavors.

The Perfect Summer Side Dish: Berry Orange Spinach Salad

Summer meals are often quick and easy, relying on a grill and a few fresh ingredients to create a tasty dinner. Jeanette’s Berry Orange Spinach Salad uses fresh spinach and summer berries with the addition of feta cheese and walnuts for texture and tang. But these ingredients are more than just colorful and tasty. Here’s how much nutritional punch this salad actually packs.

The Health Benefits of Orange Spinach Salad

Though you may not grow biceps like Popeye, he was certainly on to something with his spinach consumption. Considered a “superfood” for its nutrient-dense, low-calorie makeup, this leafy green is full of muscle-building iron and folate. It’s also an excellent source of vitamins A, C, K, and B12, fostering skin, hair, and bone health.

Spinach orange walnut salad has the added benefits of fruit and walnuts to boost its already-impressive health quotient. Here’s what these other nutrient-rich ingredients bring to the table:

  • Raspberries: Excellent source of fiber and antioxidants 
  • Blackberries: Also loaded with fiber as well as vitamins A, C and K
  • Mandarin oranges: Full of vitamins A, B, and C
  • Walnuts: Another superfood, walnuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fiber

What Goes Well With Orange Spinach Salad?

Brimming with flavor, spinach orange salad can hold its own with a variety of strong seasonings and spices. It pairs particularly well with Asian and Mediterranean entrees, where its sweetness compliments the salty tang of these dishes. It’s also the perfect side dish to grilled meats and fish or even Jeanette’s baked pork tenderloin recipe.

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Berry Orange Spinach Salad Recipe

Cool, refreshing, and loaded with nutrients, this mandarin orange salad is full of flavor. Meanwhile, creamy feta cheese, crunchy walnuts, and a delicious honey orange dressing take it to the next level. Enjoy it as a satisfying summer side dish or as a healthy mid-day meal all on its own.

Berry Orange Spinach Salad Ingredients:

  • 6 cups baby spinach, packed
  • 2 mandarin oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • ¾ c. raspberries
  • ½ c. blackberries
  • ½ c. feta cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ c. walnuts, plain or candied

Honey Orange Vinaigrette Ingredients:

  • ¼ c. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp honey

Toss salad ingredients together in a large bowl. Whisk vinaigrette ingredients together in a separate bowl and drizzle over salad, tossing again to coat.

Your local affordable appliance service offers more than just fast and reliable appliance repairs. We hope you enjoy Jeanette’s Berry Orange Spinach Salad and save room for strawberry cheesecake cookie cups or brownies with cookie dough frosting!

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