Baby spinach with radishes and lemon caper dressing | The world of food and cooking

spinach-and-radishes-salad-2-9142442This 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.

spinach-radishes-salad-1834601Preparation 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

Dressing: 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 them well. Cut up the cucumbers and radishes into thin slices. In a large salad bowl combine baby spinach, cucumbers, and radishes. Add the dressing and gently mix once again.

Divide and plate the salad into 4 plates, sprinkle with the zest and you’re done. !

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