Serves: Makes 10 servingsSpinach-Peanut-and-Apple-Salad
Cooking Time: 10 to 15 minutes

This fresh spinach salad is packed with nutrition and crunch for a satisfying summer side dish.



1 lb (500 g) spinach leaves

2 red apples

¼ cup (60 mL) sunflower seeds

⅓ cup (75 mL) roasted peanuts

2 tbsp (30 mL) sesame seeds


3 tbsp (45 mL) wine vinegar

2 tsp (10 mL) dijon mustard

⅓ cup (75 mL) peanut oil

salt and pepper, to taste


Shred the spinach, chop apples and place in bowl with sunflower seeds, peanuts and sesame seeds.

Combine dressing ingredients and toss with salad.


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