Spinach salad with mango and strawberry

A sweet and sour salad that makes a lovely starter or healthy side dish.
By Annabel Karmel
Spinach salad with mango and strawberry
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  • Serves: 2-3
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 2 tbsp pine kernels
  • 75 g spinach leaves
  • 25 g red onions, diced
  • 1 small ripe mango, peeled and chopped
  • 5 strawberries, hulled and diced
  • 2 tbsp dried cranberries

For the dressing

  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar


1. Heat a dry frying pan and add the pine nuts. Toast them for 2 minutes stirring continuously until golden, but watch that they don't burn.

2. Combine the baby spinach leaves, red onion, mango, strawberries and dried cranberries in a bowl. In another small bowl combine the dressing ingredients, season, and whisk vigorously to combine.

3. Toss the salad with the dressing and sprinkle over the toasted pine nuts.

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