Vitamin C Salad with Lemon Ginger Dressing

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 0 min 2
Vitamin C Salad with Lemon Ginger Dressing
Health Highlights
A deliciously colorful salad with refreshing citrus flavors!


2 cup Spinach (rinsed)
1/2 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (sliced long and thin)
1/2 medium pepper(s) Yellow bell pepper (sliced long and thin)
1 medium fruit (6cm dia) Tangerine (mandarin), raw (peeled and separated)
2 tbsp Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
1 tbsp hulled Hemp seeds, shelled
1/4 cup Olive Oil, Extra Virgin (dressing)
1/2 cup Lemon juice (dressing)
2 tbsp Honey (or maple syrup, dressing)
2 tbsp minced Ginger root (dressing)
1 pinch Himalayan sea salt (dressing)
1 dash Black pepper (dressing)


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, red and yellow bell pepper, tangerine sections, pumpkin seeds, and hemp seeds. 
  2. Glass measuring cup, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, ginger root, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  3. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss to coat.
  4. Serve immediately.


Nutritional Highlights:

Spinach is extremely nutrient-dense and an excellent source of vitamin K, carotenes, vitamin C, and folic acid.

Tangerines are rich in vitamin C, which aids in the absorption of iron from plant and animal food sources. 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 442
Calories from fat 290
Calories from saturated fat 42
Total Fat 32 g
Saturated Fat 4.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 19.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 122 mg
Potassium 516 mg
Total Carbohydrate 34 g
Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
Sugars 24.9 g
Protein 5.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 1.0
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 1.8

Energy sources