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.


Ingredients:

Salad:

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


Dressing:

3 tbsp (45 mL) wine vinegar
2 tsp (10 mL) dijon mustard
⅓ cup (75 mL) peanut oil
  salt and pepper, to taste


Directions:

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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