Baby Spinach & Avocado with radishes and lemon caper dressing | The world of food and cooking

baby-spinach-and-avocado-with-radishes-and-lemon-caper-dressing-7350771This is a salad to serve as a healthy appetizer before a meal, a quick lunch, or a late night snack, whatever your soul desires. Like most salads, it’s simple, super easy to make, and in no time you have a healthy, nutrient filled addition to your daily diet. The lemon caper sauce is a simple but elegant sauce that too, is made in no time. You can however substitute it with any other dressing, such as parsley or vinaigrette – it’s your choice.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4


1-pound baby spinach, washed, drained and torn into bit size pieces 2 fresh cucumbers, sliced A bunch of radishes, thinly sliced 1 whole ripe avocado, cut into slices


2 teaspoon capers, drained and rinsed 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 small clove garlic, finely minced 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Salt to taste



If capers are large, chop. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and whizz until smooth.


Wash baby spinach, radishes and cucumbers and dry the well. Cut up the cucumbers and radishes into thin slices. Cut up the avocado into cubes or slices. In a large salad bowl combine baby spinach, cucumbers, radishes, and avocados. Add the dressing and gently mix once again.

Divide and plate the salad into 4 plates and you’re done. It really couldn’t be any easier than that!

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