Curried Spinach Salad

Open your mind to this salad—even if the ingredients sound strange! The curry flavor of the dressing goes really well with the sweet fruit, and the sesame seeds make it just a little crunchy. Spinach is one of the very healthiest things you can eat, so be sure to try plenty of different recipes for it! 

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Hands-on time:
15 minutes
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Total time:
15 minutes
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Makes
4
Servings

Kitchen Gear

Measuring spoons
Measuring cup
Cutting board
Sharp knife (adult needed)
Large bowl
Fork or whisk

Ingredients

3 tablespoons vinegar (any kind is fine)
1⁄4 cup olive, canola, or vegetable oil
1⁄2 teaspoon curry powder
1⁄2 teaspoon dijon mustard
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
6 cups flat-leaf or baby spinach, washed well
1 large apple, scrubbed or peeled, and diced
1⁄2 cup raisins
2 tablespoons lightly toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Put the vinegar, oil, curry powder, mustard, and salt in the bowl and using the fork or whisk, stir well.
  2. Add the spinach, apple, raisins, and sesame seeds and toss to combine. Serve right away. 

To toast sesame seeds, put a small skillet on the stove and set the heat to medium. Add the sesame seeds and cook, stirring, until golden, 2-3 minutes.