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Make This Healthy Summer Salad Using Two Unexpected Ingredients

  • 1 packet fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1 mandarin
  • ½ red onion
  • 2 tablespoons low fat cottage cheese
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon honey mustard dressing (optional)
  • 1 packet fresh baby spinach leaves
  • Handful of strawberries

If you're looking for a quirky salad recipe to surprise your guests, this baby spinach, strawberry and mandarin salad (with cottage cheese) is just the ticket. With its winning combination of fruits and vegetables, it bursts with tangy, sweet flavour, while maintaining its healthy credentials.

Packed full of nutrients, vitamins and proteins (thanks to the cottage cheese), this easy recipe is the perfect post-workout snack or fancy dinner side dish. And it couldn't be easier to make.


Step 1

Assemble your ingredients, take out the baby spinach leaves and place them in a large bowl.

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Step 2

Cut the strawberries into thin slices.

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Step 3

Peel the mandarin, then cut each segment in half. Remove the seeds if you find any.

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Step 4

Finely chop the onion.

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Step 5

Add the strawberries, mandarin and onion to the spinach bowl.

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Step 6

Add the cottage cheese

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Step 7

Mix all the ingredients together and admire the clashing colours.

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Finally, add salt and honey mustard dressing to taste. I prefer not to add any dressing, as the fruits are flavoursome enough.Now tuck in!

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Lovin Dubai