Clean Eating Spinach Salad with Pesto Dressing

Clean Eating Spinach Salad with Pesto Dressing

A wonderful side salad with Italian flare!

Course Appetizer, Salad, Salad Dressing
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 2 servings
Calories 65 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 2 cups raw spinach leaves (tightly packed)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. pesto (prepared or homemade - see link above)
US Customary - Metric


  1. Prepare salad by combining the spinach, tomatoes and bell pepper in a medium mixing bowl.

  2. Whisk together all the dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl and pour over salad.

  3. Dressing recipe can easily be doubled or tripled if desired. Note that nutrition data will vary based on pesto used.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Spinach Salad with Pesto Dressing
Amount Per Serving (0.5 the recipe)
Calories 65 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 57mg2%
Potassium 408mg12%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 4395IU88%
Vitamin C 73mg88%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.