Brightly flavored (and colored!) citrus and white beans make a perfect salad for any season, but refreshing slices of fresh, juicy orange and grapefruit make it perfect for summer.
This recipe is light and simple to make — a perfect healthy salad to meal prep for work or enjoy on a hot summer night.
Spinach and White Bean Salad With Orange and Grapefruit
This spinach salad recipe is light, refreshing, and perfect for hot summer days.
- 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 Tbsp. 100% orange juice
- 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
- Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
- 1 medium navel orange
- 1 medium pink grapefruit
- 10 packed cups fresh baby spinach (or mesclun greens)
- 2 (15-oz.) cans cannellini beans, rinsed, drained
Combine oil, orange juice, and vinegar in a small bowl; whisk to blend.
Season with salt and pepper if desired; mix well. Set aside.
Slice off ends of orange and grapefruit so they can sit flat on work surface. Slice downward around fruit to remove peel and white pith. Slice peeled fruit crosswise into half-inch-thick circles, removing any seeds. Cut grapefruit slices in half. Arrange slices evenly on four serving plates.
Combine spinach and beans in a large bowl; toss to blend.
Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to blend.
Divide spinach mixture evenly among four plates.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
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