Mandarin-Sesame Spinach Salad


1-6-oz. bag baby spinach, rinsed

1-11-oz can mandarin oranges

½ medium red onion, thinly sliced

2 Tablespoons sliced almonds



1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

¼ cup olive oil

1 Tablespoon sesame oil

Fresh ground black pepper

Drain oranges, reserve juice.


In a large bowl, toss spinach, orange slices, onions, and almonds.

In another bowl, combine juice, vinegar, and mustard. Slowly pour in oils whisking until blended. Add black pepper to taste.

Serve salad and dressing.

Serves 2

Also works well with green leaf lettuce or romaine.


Photo Credit – CC BY-NC-ND by jasonpettus


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