This easy-to-follow recipe for a simple salad using 4 or less ingredients is for busy people who want fantastic food - fast!


  • 450g fresh baby spinach leaves

  • 2 punnets strawberries washed, hulled and sliced

  • 3/4 cup sunflower seeds

  • Spinach and Strawberry salad dressing

  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tsp caster sugar

  • 1 tbs fresh chives, finely chopped


  • 1.

    Place washed baby spinach in a bowl and add strawberries.

  • 2.

    Top the salad with cooled, dry-roasted sunflower seeds (spread on a baking tray and toast in a preheated oven 180C, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes) drizzle with suggested salad dressing.

  • Spinach and Strawberry salad dressing:

  • 1.

    Combine dressing ingredients in a jar, adding 1tbs of water and salt and pepper to taste. Shake really, really well. Taste and adjust seasonings, if required.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 423kj
  • Fat Total 41g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 12g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Sodium 95mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by NarnaReport
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