Citrus-Flavored Spinach and Baby Corn Salad

Fresh spinach in a bowl

Spinach, baby corn, daikon radish, and orange sections add up to a salad that yields abundant pleasure with little effort in preparation.

Serves: 4 to 6

  • 4 ounces baby spinach leaves
  • 15-ounce can baby corn, drained
  • 1 heaping cup daikon radish or white turnip, cut into matchsticks
  • 12 baby carrots, sliced in halves or quarters lengthwise
    (depending on thickness)
  • 3 tiny seedless oranges, such as clementines, sectioned
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives or thinly sliced scallion
  • 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds, optional

Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice, preferably fresh
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Combine the salad ingredients in a serving bowl and toss together. Combine the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and stir together. Pour over the salad just before serving and toss well.

 

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