Spinach Peanut and Apple Salad

This fresh spinach salad is packed with nutrition and crunch for a satisfying summer side dish.

  •  Cooking time: 10 to 15 minutes
  • Serves: Makes 10 servings



1 lb (500 g) spinach leaves
2 red apples
⅓ cup (75 mL) roasted peanuts
¼ cup (60 mL) sunflower seeds
2 tbsp (30 mL) sesame seeds


⅓ cup (75 mL) peanut oil
3 tbsp (45 mL) wine vinegar
2 tsp (10 mL) Dijon mustard
salt and pepper, to taste


Shred the spinach, chop apples and combine in bowl with peanuts, sunflower seeds and sesame seeds.

In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over salad, then toss and serve.