Cooking Utensils

Cutting Knife, Large Bowl

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

2 Minutes

Salads don’t always have to be made with boring old lettuce! Try this salad made with spinach for a different taste. Oranges give it that “sunshine” flavor, but feel free to add any fruits you desire.

Health Information

Basic Nutrition

Serving Size: 1.5 cup         

Recipe makes 5 servings

Food Group Servings

Accordion Content






5 cups spinach, packed, washed, and dried

1/2 red onion, sliced thin

1/2 red pepper

1 cucumber, whole, sliced

2 oranges


  • 1/3 cup vinaigrette dressing (“lite”, around 15 calories per tablespoon or less)


Step 1:

Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss again.

Step 2:

Serve immediately.

Recipe adapted from and US Department of Health and Human Services