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Spinach Salad

This is a delicious and refreshing spinach and tomato salad. Adding walnuts and ginger dressing provides a creamy and tangy flavor.

This recipe will serve 4.

Spinach Salad RecipeIngredients:

  • About 4 cups chopped spinach
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 apple
  • 1/4  cup feta cheese (optional)


  • 1/4  cup walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon ginger juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon black pepper
  • About 2 tablespoons water adjust as needed


  1. Wash the spinach and pat dry and chop them coarsely. Keep aside.
  2. Cut the tomatoes in halves and remove the seeds, cut them in about half inch pieces.
  3. Next peel and cut the apples in small pieces.
  4. In a salad bowl toss the spinach, tomatoes and apples together. Keep aside.


  1. Shred about 1 inch piece of ginger on fine side of shredder. Squeeze the shredded ginger between your fingers to make ginger juice.
  2. Next blend all the dressing ingredients together. Add the water as needed otherwise dressing will be too thick.
  3. Pour the dressing over salad, and sprinkle with feta cheese. Enjoy!

Suggested Variations:

  1. Tomatoes can be replaced with strawberries.
  2. Walnuts can be replaced with roasted peanuts

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25 thoughts on “Spinach Salad

  1. Hi Manjula Ji,

    I checked the site Bed, bath and beyond, however, could not find those cutting sheets that you use. What you call them exactly. Pls reply, so that I can buy from there.

    Thanks and regards,


  2. Hi Manjula Ji,

    From where do you buy the cutting sheets. Its a good replacement for cutting board. I would love to use these sheets instead. Please let me know, where from I can get them?



  3. Hello Manjula,
    Thanks for all of these lovely recipes. I have been following your website for 2 years now. I request you to publish some quick and small recipes that I have craving for these days as I am expecting a baby. Please help me out 🙂

  4. Reading this i finally took a break from my work. I run a hardware store, and i get kinda stress throughout the day =) your post just gave me a few minutes of relax =] I managed to find a rss feed on your site, so that i could subscribe for some more. Ill be sure to come here more often from now on =)

  5. i tried this …it’s very tasty. I don’t use store bought dressing being onion and garlic. Can you post some more salad and soup recipe with homemade dressing and without onion garlic too.

  6. This is one of my favourites! I’d never thought I would like something which contains both spinach and apples… and actually I loved it and I prepare it often. The walnut dressing is exquisite. Thanks a lot!

  7. This was an absolutely delicious salad! I wasn’t too sure how the apple would blend with the salad, but it provided the right amount of sweetness and offset the tanginess of the dressing so nicely. Will definitely be making this again!

  8. I am going to have so much fun trying your recipes. I found your website awhile back, but am just now getting to use it again. I really love Panak Paneer (sp?). Is that the same thing as spinach dal?

    1. I am sure you figured out by now…but I just came across your question. Spinach daal is not the same as Palak paneer (creamed spinach dish with Indian cheese cubes). Enjoy!

  9. Hi Aunty, I made this salad and it was an instant hit. My husband doesn’t like lettuce, so I do not make salads that require lettuce, but this spinach salad, he relished. Thank you so much for taking so much effort and sharing your recipes with us. You look cool with the new hair-cut and glasses.

  10. hello aunty i really enjoy seeing your recipes they are very easy to understand i enjoy learning new dishes the espinach salad is very nice and different thanks for showing your nice recipes

    1. cooking has never been more interesting and easy ……..thanks to u aunty
      my husband discovered this wonderful platform (website) and now im addicted…
      once again really ur way of instruction and recipes are v easy to follow and the ingredients are seldom not available at home
      infact making nutricious food in record time is now made possible

  11. Manjulaji,

    Wow such a healthy salad….thank you so much for sharing this.

    Can you please tell me which grinder/Blender you are using as the one i have is really big and i need the smaller one and i like the one you are using.

  12. OMG!!! You look awesome! so whats going on? I have been watching… first came the glasses, then the new website look, then new hair do & now spinach salad…. I am impressed!!! hmmmmm….Are you expecting?

  13. Hi Aunty, I’m very regular at your website and love all your recipes. My husband loves everything I make out of your website. I was going to make spinach dal and ended up making the spinach salad instead which was so amazing :). Also, loved your new look 🙂

    Thank you for sharing!

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