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Clementine Avocado Salad with Honey Poppyseed Dressing
Prep Time
30 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Fresh, healthy and loaded with fabulous flavor, this Clementine Avocado Spinach Salad is a delicious way to celebrate the season!
Course: Salad, Salad Dressing
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Clementine Avocado Salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 197 kcal
Author: Chris Scheuer
For the dressing:
  • cup extra virgin olive oil
  • cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 ½ tablespoons honey
  • 1 ½ tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger or ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon smooth Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
For the salad:
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 6 medium clementines peeled, halved and cut in ¼-inch slices
  • 1 medium ripe avocado cored, halved, peeled and sliced into one-quarter-inch slices
  • Honey Poppyseed Dressing
  • ½ cup Easy Candied Pecans
  • ½ cup pomegranate arils or seeds
For the dressing:
  1. Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake, shake, shake! That’s it!
For the salad:
  1. Place spinach in a large bowl. Top with clementines and avocados. Drizzle lightly with 2-3 tablespoons of the Honey Poppyseed Dressing and toss gently. Top with pomegranate arils and candied pecans. Pass extra dressing at the table.

Recipe Notes

See Café Tips above for more detailed instructions, tips and suggestions for serving. Nutritional Information does not include Candied Pecans. See that post for specific information. It does include 3 tablespoons of the dressing.

Nutrition Facts
Clementine Avocado Salad with Honey Poppyseed Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 197 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 424mg18%
Potassium 565mg16%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 3800IU76%
Vitamin C 52.2mg63%
Calcium 98mg10%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.