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Spinach salad with Sesame Seeds

By on April 16, 2018 in Easy Salads, Recipes, Side Dishes with 0 Comments

Spinach salad with Sesame SeedsA very tasty and easy to make Spinach salad with Sesame Seeds recipe.  Works great as a side dish with any meal or a small snack meal as well.

Spinach Salad with Sesame Seeds


  • 1 bunch small leaf spinach
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cold-pressed virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-salt soy sauce
  • Dash of tabasco
  • 260g van water chestnuts, drained and sliced
  • 8 button mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons LSS


Remove stems and devein spinach, wash thoroughly and dry on a clean towel.

To crisp it up, place it in the fridge wrapped in the towel.

Toast the sesame seeds in a pan over moderate heat, shaking constantly.

Remove from pan and allow to cool.

Mix the oil, lemon juice, soy sauce and Tabasco as the dressing.

Place spinach in a salad bowl and coat with the dressing, add the chestnuts and mushrooms, top with sesame seeds and LSA.

Note: LSA consists of ground linseed seeds, sunflower seeds and almonds.

Serves 4.

You can find plenty of more salad ideas here.  You can match salad mixes with any protein meal. or even just use it as a small snack meal.  Never be afraid to experiment with salad ingredients either.

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