Almost Asian Spinach Salad

Almost Asian Spinach Salad Recipe

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Gary Loewenthal


This quick and easy spinach salad with fruit, veggie, and carb toppings is simple enough so that you could make it any weeknight, but it has a touch of elegance which makes it suitable for an opening course of a fancier dinner.

This salad goes well with any dressing that features sesame, ginger, or peanut. It also goes well with a simple balasmic dressing, fruit-flavored vinaigrette, or sweet-and-sour dressing.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min


  • 1 lb
    package of ready-to-eat baby spinach
  • 8 oz
    can of mandarin orange slices, drained
  • 1
    small grapefruit, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 to 2/3
    avocado, roughly sliced into thin triangles
  • 2
    small green onions, white and green parts, sliced
  • 1
    heaping cup chow mein noodles

How to Make Almost Asian Spinach Salad


  1. Fill 6 portion-size salad bowls halfway with spinach.
  2. In each bowl, near the outside edge, around the whole circumference of the salad, alternate slices of orange and grapefruit, in a sort of pinwheel fashion.
  3. In each bowl, closer to the middle of the bowl, make a ring of avocado slices.
  4. Toss some green onion slices in each bowl.
  5. In each bowl, place a small handful of chow mein noodles mostly in the middle of the salad.

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About Almost Asian Spinach Salad

Course/Dish: Salads, Other Salads
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #Vegan

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