Spinach Walnut Citrus Salad

by Phoebe Green
Spinach Walnut Citrus Salad

There is evidence that a diet rich in folate found in your leafy greens, and vitamin E found in nuts, can lower the chances of getting Alzheimer’s by at least one third. Even if there is no family history of this in your family, doing what we can to prevent that is always an excellent idea. Try out this yummy spinach walnut citrus salad as a meal on its own or as a side with some salmon or grilled chicken.

Spinach Walnut Citrus Salad

Spinach Walnut Citrus Salad

Phoebe Green
When you got no time to cook a filling meal, your best bet is making a salad. Here's a unique recipe for spinach walnut citrus salad that you must try.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 217 kcal


Dressing Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch salt optional
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

Salad Ingredients

  • 1 large bunch spinach washed and trimmed
  • ¼ cup walnut halves raw or pan-roasted
  • ½ medium orange cut into segments
  • ½ medium grapefruit cut into segments
  • 2 stalks green onions chopped


  • Combine oil, vinegar, honey and cayenne pepper; mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper if desired.
  • Toss spinach with dressing and walnuts.
  • Arrange orange and grapefruit sections on top and garnish with green onions.


Calories: 217kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 3gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 26mgPotassium: 250mgFiber: 3gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 954IUVitamin C: 40mgCalcium: 52mgIron: 1mg

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