Spinach Basil Salad
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Spinach Basil Salad

Submitted by: Mary Fors

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 0 Seconds

Servings: 1

Raw spinach mixed with fresh basil about 2/3 spinach 1/3 basil. The fresh basil leaf as a green is so flavorful and surprisingly refreshing.


  • 1 spinach
  • 1 fresh basil
  • 1/4 c. dried fruit
  • 1 oz. nuts and seeds
  • 2 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt to taste


The basic salad is 2/3 spinach to 1/3 fresh basil. Then add any combination of fruit, nut and cheese. If desired a meat is also very tasty. The basil adds enough flavor that the olive oil and salt are perfect seasonings. I sometimes will add pepper to taste, especially if chicken or beef strips are added to make it a main course rather than a side dish.