Spinach Salad With Chili Lime Dressing

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

With jicama, avocado and sunflower seeds tossed in a spicy dressing, this is not your typical spinach salad. From Southern Living.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. If using bulk spinach, remove stems, wash, pat dry and tear into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Combine spinach, avocado and jicama in large bowl; set aside.
  3. Combine oil and next 6 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly and shake vigorously.
  4. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss gently to coat.
  5. Sprinkle with sunflower kernels; serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Nice and fresh, but with a kick. This is the first time I have had jicama and I was surprised how sweet it was. Something different for a salad. I did double the chili powder since I wanted more kick. I didn't have spinach so I used romaine instead and it was great!

Everything Sweet January 30, 2013

Good salad! I've made this twice and the second time I spiced up the dressing some as I felt it didn't have an interesting enough flavor the first time when made per recipe. To the dressing I added about two tablespoons packed cilantro, 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper for heat and increased the sugar to two teaspoons, then whipped it all up in the Cuisinart. Tasty salad and not so much to chop. I like the sunflower seeds on top, too. Thanks, LonghornMama, for posting - I'll use this again!

Garlic Chick October 15, 2011

I served this over spinach leaves and sunflower seeds. It was very flavorful. Next time I'd love to try it with jicama and avocado. Thanks LonghornMama for another great recipe. Roxygirl

Roxygirl in Colorado July 09, 2006

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