Treat yourself to this comprehensive list of spinach salad recipes to add a little freshness to your day!
If you’re craving a little more Vitamin K in your life, then I have you covered.
Spinach is a nutritional powerhouse, though on its own, it can be a bit earthy tasting.
These recipes take the grassy green and enhance it with so much flavor, you’ll wonder why you never tried to make it a regular part of your diet.
With these 30 spinach salad recipes, you’ll have a permanent glow all year long.
1. Apple Spinach Salad
This salad has freshness written all over it. It’s easy to make and contains a lot of ingredients lurking around in your pantry.
Tossed in a yummy apple cider vinaigrette, this light salad is best consumed while dining al fresco on a balmy summer night.
2. Cranberry Almond Spinach Salad
This salad makes the perfect side dish for Christmas dinners, especially when you need a lighter side to complement the heavy fixings.
With pretty red and green colors and a shiny glaze, this is the perfect festive salad.
It’s complete with an assortment of flavors ranging from sweet to savory and everything in between.
3. Balsamic Spinach Salad With Sea Salt
This delicate salad is living proof that sometimes simpler is better.
All you need to make it is some high-quality balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and a pinch of sea salt. It’s an insanely easy salad to whip up in no time.
4. Spinach Strawberry Salad
If you’re like me and you like a little fruit in your salad, then be sure to give this recipe a try.
While it’s not illegal to enjoy this salad in the winter, it’ll taste even better on a sunny day on the patio.
Bonus points if you have a glass of rose to go along with the sweetness of the berries.
5. Spinach Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing
Honey dijon is my go-to condiment on any sandwich I make. But it has many other uses, including as a dressing for delectable salads.
This spinach salad might not be all that exciting on its own, but the honey dijon dressing certainly adds an unforgettable flavor with a little kick.
This hearty meal makes the perfect lunch or dinner. I love salads that are filling enough to be standalone meals in their own right.
It’s sweet, savory, and makes it exciting to eat your greens.
6. Spinach Salad with Bacon & Eggs
Have you ever tried to add some spinach to your eggs, only to have it taste bitter and wilted? I know I have, and this recipe offers the perfect solution.
Instead of sauteeing spinach with your eggs, you’ll top a large salad with hard-boiled eggs and bacon.
This creates a delicious, fresh method to get some greens in your breakfast.
This innovative salad makes a mean, protein-packed meal that can even be enjoyed for breakfast!
7. Winter Salad
This winter salad is pure bliss in a bowl.
With creamy Gorgonzola cheese, smoked pancetta, candied walnuts, and sprinkles of pomegranate seeds, this is one comprehensive concoction.
This cozy salad makes a great meal when you’re craving a bit of freshness on a cold wintery night.
If you’re sick of soups and casseroles, give this winter salad a try.
8. Simple Spinach Salad with Avocados
This salad is a lean, mean, green machine!
The simple dish comes together quickly, combining spinach, avocados, onions, and a tangy lemon dressing that brightens the blend up.
It’s a refreshing spring staple when you’re looking for a side dish to whip up in a jiffy.
9. Wilted Spinach Salad with Bacon Dressing
If you want to sneak some greens into a notoriously picky eater, this recipe will serve you well.
This dish has the power to change an anti-spinach carnivore into a salad lover.
The wilted spinach provides the perfect base to lay on the bacon dressing and chopped hard-boiled eggs.
Each bite is a savory forkful of heaven, with a dose of Vitamin K to boot!
10. Berry Spinach Salad
It can’t get any healthier than this berry spinach salad.
Not only do you get all the health benefits of spinach, you also get your daily dose of antioxidants from the medley of berries.
This salad is a nutritional powerhouse that will treat your body and your palate.
11. Roast Pumpkin, Spinach and Feta Salad
This warm salad is the ultimate comfort food when you’re looking to hibernate during the chilly fall months.
Each bite combines the sweet crispness of roasted pumpkin, the sharp creaminess of feta, and the crunch of toasted pumpkin seeds.
You’ll want a big bowl of this cozy salad and a large glass of red wine as an accompaniment.
12. Chicken Spinach Salad
This chicken spinach salad is breathtaking to the eyes and mouth-watering to the palate.
If you have a garden party coming up and need to bring a large side dish, this recipe will fit the bill.
It’s easy to create a large spread of this dish for feeding multiple hungry mouths.
This salad is a winning display of freshness at its best.
The blueberries, strawberries, and mandarin oranges all come together to create a healthy, light salad bursting with sweetness.
13. Beet Salad with Spinach, Cashews, and Goat Cheese
This Mediterranean-style salad is waiting to delight your dinner guests.
It’s healthy, gluten-free, and packed with fiber and nutrients.
From a flavor perspective, you might be worried that beets and spinach would provide too much earthiness.
The sweetness from the honey, lemon, and cranberries counteract this.
It’s a flavorful, fruity salad that adds some brightness to your day.
14. Simply Seasoned Korean Spinach Salad
This delicious salad is super easy to make and provides the perfect accompaniment to some roasted salmon and rice.
It relies on salt, garlic, and sesame oil as a seasoning. Each bite is infused with a savory flavor that leaves you wanting more.
15. Spinach Pear and Feta Salad Recipe
This salad has freshness written all over it!
In each forkful, you’ll get a hearty dose of walnuts, pomegranate seeds, and goat cheese that come together in one delicious bite.
It’s super easy to throw together, and only takes 10 minutes! It’s a short time for a big payoff.
16. Arugula Salad with Apples, Cranberries, and Pecans
Did you know, arugula is a negative-calorie food? It’s so low in calories, eating it actually burns more calories than the leafy green has.
It’s also super tasty, and recipes like this make it well-known that you should be incorporating more arugula in your life.
It’s tossed in a simple balsamic dressing with fruit and nuts added to add a little more “oomph”.
It’s a great summer salad that will add something during any season.
17. Spinach & Green Cabbage Citrus Salad w/ Pistachios
If you like a little citrus in your salad, this recipe is for you.
Each bite brings a little burst of juicy orange into the mild spinach. Topped with a lemon vinaigrette, this salad is sensational!
18. Summer Spinach Salad with Tomato
This simple salad comes together so easily and is a great addition to a weeknight dinner.
It’s perfect for that busy back-to-school time of year when you’re stressing about how to get the kids to eat their greens.
With a light oil and vinegar dressing and a few ingredients, this simple salad is ready to become your new favorite side dish.
19. Spinach Salad with Grilled Zucchini, Peas, Feta and Mint
This show-stopping salad makes it easy to add some greens to your diet, and then some.
The recipe calls it a salad, but it’s a work of art. The beautifully charred zucchini rests on a bed of peas, mint, spinach, and feta.
This would be an awesome dish to bring to a dinner party or potluck.
The tang from the feta mixes wonderfully with the sweet mint and grilled zucchini. How can it get any better than this?
20. Spinach Orzo Salad With Feta, Tomatoes and a Basil Dressing
This recipe is a colorful display of salad at its finest.
It’s a garden-fresh dish that tastes exactly like summer. Fragrant basil, zesty garlic, and juicy tomato all come together for one satisfying bite.
21. Spinach Pasta Salad
Carb lovers-read on.
If you’re a pasta-salad lover but want to get your daily dose of greens, this dish has you covered.
Too many times, I’ve resorted to the deli pasta salad at my local grocery store.
But given how easy this recipe is to make, I’ll definitely skip the supermarket next time.
Each bite is a wondrous combination of sundried tomato, pasta, feta, and a tangy vinaigrette.
22. Warm Spinach Salad with Pancetta + Goat Cheese
This steakhouse-inspired salad is an easy recipe to make to replicate the fine-dining experience.
The pancetta adds a smoky, peppery tang to the dish, as well as a meaty texture. Think bacon bits, but better.
Combined with creamy goat cheese, thinly sliced red onion, and white wine vinaigrette, this is a salad that’s bursting with all sorts of flavors.
23. Mediterranean-Style Mango Salad
In this dish, the Mediterranean meets the tropics. It has all the colors and flavors from fruit salad, paired with the savory herbs of the Mediterranean.
Together, it’s the perfect balance of sweet and savory that adds a whole other level of freshness to the dish.
Best of all, it has every color of the rainbow, making it a feast for the eyes (and, of course, the palate).
24. Spinach Salad with Asian Salad Dressing
This simple salad will delight your tastebuds will fruity, savory flavors.
The rice vinegar blends perfectly with the acidity of the orange and ginger, creating a powerful punch of flavor in every bite.
This would make the perfect side dish to a big bowl of crispy chow mein or seared salmon.
25. Spinach and Mushroom Salad
Simplicity is superior in this spinach and mushroom salad.
This recipe contains so few ingredients but offers so much in the flavor department.
It also makes a great base salad that you can add on and customize to your liking.
26. Quinoa Spinach Power Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
If you’re looking for the perfect salad to power up your day, this recipe is the one for you!
This quinoa spinach power salad is the perfect recipe to meal prep for the week ahead.
Plus, it provides a nutritious staple for a busy schedule.
The quinoa provides a hearty base to this dish, with wilted spinach and a tangy vinaigrette to bring it all together.
Each bite is like a burst of sunshine.
27. Japanese Spinach Salad with Sesame Dressing (Spinach Gomaae)
This salad is so effortless but tastes so good.
The blanched spinach is infused with a nuttiness from the sesame dressing. It’s sweet, salty, and goes with pretty much anything you can think of!
28. Berry Spinach Salad with Spicy Maple Sunflower Seeds
Now, this is one delectable-looking salad.
It tastes like a fresh breeze and evokes thoughts of spring with every forkful.
It’s juicy, tangy, and nutty. What more could you want?
29. Apricot Spinach Salad
If you never thought about adding apricots to your salad, this is your wake-up call. They add such a lovely, subtle sweetness to any bed of lettuce.
The drizzle of the avocado basil dressing on top of this salad adds such a nice herbal creaminess to the dish.
This would make the perfect side dish to any garden party or Easter dinner.
30. Mandarin Pasta Spinach Salad with Teriyaki Dressing
This pasta salad comes with a twist.
The teriyaki dressing brings this dish to a whole new level, adding a salty sweetness that is unparalleled to anything else.
Combined with the juicy bits of Mandarin orange, this is one unforgettable pasta salad that will elevate your work lunches to a whole new level.
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