Orange Spinach Salad with Almond Vinaigrette

Prep: 15 mins
Orange Spinach Salad with Almond Vinaigrette
This zesty orange salad makes the perfect starter

Dressing:

15ml grainy dijon mustard

30ml honey

A splash of pure almond extract

Cracked black pepper to taste

100ml rapeseed oil

75ml rice vinegar

Salad:

3 bunches baby spinach leaves, washed and patted dried

1 small red onion, sliced very thin

1 cucumber, chopped coarsely with the peel on

3 large oranges, peeled, seeded and cut into sections

200g slivered toasted almonds, toasted

In a small bowl whisk grainy dijon mustard, honey, almond extract and pepper until well combined.

Add rapeseed oil in a thin stream, whisking constantly, until incorporated. 

Add the vinegar slowly, whisking until dressing emulsifies.

Set dressing aside

In a large bowl toss spinach, onion, cucumber, oranges and almonds.

Dress the salad with the vinaigrette and toss to combine.

Serve.

Serves
6

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Starters, Dinner, Easy, Entertaining, Healthy, Side Dish, Salads, Vegetarian

Special Info
Gluten free, Vegetarian, Dairy free

Level of Difficulty
Easy

If you don't have rapeseed oil you can use a extra virgin olive oil for the dressing

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