Spinach and Mushroom Salad

Spinach and Mushroom Salad

Spinach and mushrooms with an orange vinaigrette.

2 servings
Preparation 15 min

160 calories per serving 


7 cups baby spinach   120 g
6 button (white) mushrooms, thinly sliced   80 g
1 tbsp lemon, freshly squeezed   1/2 lemon
1/2 oranges, pressed and zested   90 g
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard   2.5 mL
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil   30 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    


  1. Prepare the spinach and put it in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the mushrooms: thinly slice them, then transfer to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper,and pour in half of the lemon juice. Set aside.
  3. Grate half of the orange(s) to obtain the zest, then juice them. Put the zest and juice into a small bowl. Pour in the remaining lemon juice, mustard, and oil. Add salt and pepper to taste, then beat well using a fork, until the vinaigrette is emulsified. Pour the vinaigrette over the spinach.
  4. Peel the remaining orange(s), cut them into small pieces and add them to the spinach. Add the mushrooms and toss well.


Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (140g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




14 g

22 %

Saturated 2 g
+ Trans 0 g

10 %


0 mg


55 mg

2 %


8 g

3 %


2 g

7 %


4 g


3 g

Vitamin A

90 %

Vitamin C

50 %


6 %


10 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 2 servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Free :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Iron, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Good source of :
Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin B2
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | First courses/Appetizers | Salads | Artery-healthy | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian | No Cook | Christmas

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