Mandarin Spinach Salad with Teriyaki Dressing
This mandarin pasta spinach salad with teriyaki dressing is easy, quick, healthy, and tossed in the most addictive teriyaki vinaigrette dressing!
This delightful Mandarin Spinach Salad with Teriyaki Dressing is a perfect blend of fresh ingredients and a flavorful vinaigrette. Whether you're looking for a quick, healthy, and easy salad, or you simply want to elevate your salad game, this recipe has got you covered. The teriyaki dressing is the star of the show, adding a sweet and savory twist to this vibrant salad.
Here's a quick overview of the key ingredients you'll need for this recipe:
- Bowtie Pasta Noodles: 8 ounces
- Spinach Leaves: 4 cups
- Craisins: ½ cup
- Pine Nuts (or Cashews): ⅓ cup
- Mandarin Oranges (canned and drained): 1 4-ounce can
- Cilantro Leaves (roughly chopped): ¼ cup
- Teriyaki Sauce (thicker is better!): ⅓ cup
- Rice Wine Vinegar (or apple cider vinegar): ⅓ cup
- Garlic Powder: ½ teaspoon
- Onion Powder (optional): ½ teaspoon
- Salt: ¼ teaspoon
- Black Pepper: ¼ teaspoon
- Sugar: 1 tablespoon
- Oil (such as vegetable oil, canola oil, or olive oil): ½ cup
This salad is a breeze to prepare, and the result is a refreshing and satisfying dish that's perfect for any occasion. So, let's get started with the step-by-step instructions for this Mandarin Spinach Salad with Teriyaki Dressing.