Mint & Avocado Spinach Salad

minty fresh dressing

Salads are boring right?

WRONG. Oh you could not be any more wrong.

I serve salad as a side dish almost every night and yeah, ok, that might get boring if it weren’t for my constant quest for new dressings as a way to keep it interesting.

proof that salad can be as exciting as a Jason Statham film

This one is a light, zesty, summery type affair.

In my oh-so-humble opinion, it goes best with avocado. Mind you, I think everything goes with avocado.

Whatever. Keep it as a dressing, use it as a marinade for chicken or fish, just dip some bread into it.

this salad loves the camera

Anything goes, just don’t blame me when it disappears quickly.

Mint & Avocado Spinach Salad (serves 3-4)


  • 2 tbsps fresh mint, chopped
  • the juice of a lemon
  • 1/4 cup EVOO
  • 1 1/2 tsbps honey
  1. Mix all the above together and shake gently to blend the flavours. Drizzle on salad.


  • 50z baby spinach leaves
  • 1 large ripe avocado, cubed
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  1. Mix all the above in a large salad bowl. Drizzle with dressing and serve immediately.

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