Spinach salads are super delicious and versatile. Spinach goes with anything and can be super simple as just pairing the base with a dressing or can be a bit more complicated if you choose to put a lot of toppings. The choice is yours! Whatever kind of spinach salad you choose, it will surely taste great! Spinach is super healthy and although it may not be much a crowd favorite, a spinach salad can really shine if you pair it with the right ingredients! There are so many spinach salads to choose from –– check them out!
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1. Berry Spinach Salad With Blueberry Pomegranate Dressing
This Berry Spinach Salad With Blueberry Pomegranate Dressing by Desiree Rodriguez is bursting with flavor! It’s sweet, delicious, and healthy. Plus, the blueberry pomegranate dressing that goes on top elevates this salad’s flavor!
2. Spinach Salad with Pistachios and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Bright, fresh and flavorful veggies with crunchy pistachios and the flavor burst of sun-dried tomatoes, along with an amazing dressing. What are you waiting for? Get making this Spinach Salad with Pistachios and Sun-Dried Tomatoes by Jamie Bevia for dinner!
3. Spinach Salad With Barley Bacon
Source: Spinach Salad With Barley Bacon
This Spinach Salad With Barley Bacon by Zsu Dever is warm, chock full of good-for-you ingredients like Porcini mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, zucchini, and leeks, and is deliciously smoky and flavorful. This tasty dish also includes barley bacon. Barley is nice and chewy when cooked and lightly crispy when cooked in some oil making it a wonderful stand-in for bacon. Whip this salad up and see for yourself!
4. Grilled Apricot and Endive Salad With Apricot-Mint Dressing
For a delicate dish with citrusy notes, look no further than this Grilled Apricot and Endive Salad With Apricot-Mint Dressing by Sabrina Russo. Set atop a bed of baby spinach, the bitterness of the endives balances perfectly with the sweet apricots and the apricot-mint dressing ties the whole dish together. Garnish with crushed, toasted hazelnuts for a nice, nutty touch.
5. Sweet Potato and Spinach Salad With Almond Dijon Vinaigrette
This bowl full of glowy-healthy-food-goodness is a combo of tender sautéed sweet potato noodles mixed with crispy-fresh apple noodles, chewy and sweet golden raisins, with a little hint of crunch from some roasty-toasty almonds. The nutty, sweet and bright vinaigrette is where almond butter, apple juice, and Dijon mustard come together in the thickest, creamiest and most delicious of ways. You’ll love Taylor Kiser‘s Sweet Potato and Spinach Salad With Almond Dijon Vinaigrette!
6. Buttery Spinach Salad With Tempeh and Crispy Shallots
Who says salads have to be cold, limp veggies in boring dressing out of a plastic container? This Buttery Spinach Salad With Tempeh and Crispy Shallots by Amy Height combines interesting texture (pumpkin seeds) with warm ingredients (crumbled tempeh and crispy shallots), along with a buttery tahini dill dressing and peppers for color. We had green peppers on hand, but if you’re looking to make this even more of a rainbow, red, yellow or orange ones would work just as well.
7. Cashew Creamy Spinach Salad With Roasted Chickpeas
This Cashew Creamy Spinach Salad With Roasted Chickpeas by Ida Hemmingsson-Holl is filling and hearty. The roasted chickpeas are so crunchy, salty and delicious you can’t stop munching on them once you’ve started. as a simple snack – an amazing alternative to popcorn! – but also to add both texture and flavor to salads. They go especially well with this one; fresh baby spinach leaves coated with a dressing creamy from blended cashew nuts, pumpkin seeds and lemon juice. And a little avocado. I hope you’ll enjoy it!
8. Spinach and Fig Salad
Source: Spinach and Fig Salad
The salad du jour. You can get a little crazy if you want and toast your pumpkin seeds or keep them raw. Toasting them a bit will add a nice nutty flavor. The dressing is simple. All you need is a little pomegranate juice, Dijon mustard, a bit of balsamic, olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. You won’t be disappointed with this Spinach and Fig Salad by Daniela Modesto!
9. Wild Spinach and Asparagus Salad
Source: Wild Spinach and Asparagus Salad
Bright, colorful, light, and crunchy, this salad is perfect. Asparagus ribbons, radishes, rainbow carrots, and whimsical chive blossoms are strewn atop a bed of nutrient-dense micro greens. A tangy tahini dressing ties all the different flavors together. Enjoy this Wild Spinach and Asparagus Salad by Alehna Grahn with a refreshing glass of lemonade.
10. 3-Step Spinach Pesto Pasta Salad
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Busy day? Need to whip up something quick for dinner? This 3-Step Spinach Pesto Pasta Salad by Gabrielle St. Claire is the answer to all your troubles! Spinach, pine nuts, marinated sun-dried tomatoes and cheese vegan Parmesan are blended up into the perfect pesto for tossing with your favorite pasta — so even if you’re gluten-free or grain-free, this pasta can rescue dinner.
11. Roasted Veggies With Buttery Garlic and Spinach Salad
It doesn’t get much simpler than these Roasted Veggies With Buttery Garlic and Spinach Salad by Emily von Euw when you wanna prepare a wholesome, easy, delicious recipe for yourself. We’ve got oven-baked sweet potatoes, potatoes, eggplant and garlic paired with a spinach salad, all topped off with tomatoes, sunflower seeds and bell peppers.
12. Roasted Pumpkin Za’atar Spinach Barley Bowl With Tahini Dressing
This Roasted Pumpkin Za’atar Spinach Barley Bowl With Tahini Dressing by Maria Llamas is one of those super filling and comforting dishes perfect for cold winter days, but also if you have it cold as summer salad (with raw spinach). It’s loaded with seasonal ingredients which are in it’s highly nutritional point.
13. Spinach and Apple Noodle Salad
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Salads. Seemingly boring, right? You’ve seen me jazz up salads with apple noodles before and this recipe today is another way to use apples in your salads. Salads aren’t just for the summertime. They’re for every season, it just depends on what they’re made up of. For some fall flavors, use cranberries and apples, two flavors that are indicative of chilly-temps. You have to try Alissandra Maffucci‘s Spinach and Apple Noodle Salad!
14. Seasonal Sweet Fall Salad
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As fall comes along and through the winter, it’s nice to add cooked ingredients to salad like roasted butternut squash, roasted sweet potatoes, quinoa, rice and crispy chickpeas. That’s why you should try this Seasonal Sweet Fall Salad by Jesse Lane Lee!
15. Sweet Potato Noodle Salad With Peanut Dressing
This Sweet Potato Noodle Salad With Peanut Dressing by Rene Barker is packed full of savory sweet potato noodles, a tangy peanut dressing, and tender sautéed edamame. It’s great to feed a few friends or to make in big a batch and save for lunches throughout the week.
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