Warm Spinach Salad with Feta and Peas

This spinach salad is the perfect salad to serve with grilled meat, chicken or fish and is packed full of good-for-you greens.

Warm Spinach Salad with Feta and Peas

Ingredients

Full recipe with amounts can be found in the recipe card below.

  • Baby spinach. 
  • Sugar snap peas. 
  • Frozen peas. 
  • Feta cheese.
  • Olive oil. 
  • Garlic. 
  • Fresh lemon juice. 
  • Parmesan cheese. 
  • Salt and pepper.

Ingredients for warm spinach salad.

How to make spinach salad

  1. Cook the peas: In a large frying pan, heat a few teaspoons of oil and add the sugar snap peas. Allow to char on both sides then remove from the pan. Add the frozen peas to the pan and cook until warmed through.
  2. Assemble the salad: Place washed and dried baby spinach leaves in a large bowl/serving dish, top with the cooked peas and crumble over the feta cheese.
  3. Make the dressing: Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt and pepper. Pour over the salad, toss and serve.

Can I make this spinach salad in advance?

The peas can be cooked up to a day in advance. Simply allow to cool then cover and keep in the fridge. The dressing can also be made a day in advance and kept in the fridge. Assemble and dress the salad right before serving.

What else can I add to this salad?

  • Grilled chicken / salmon / shrimp.
  • Chickpeas.
  • Blanched green beans / broccolini / asparagus.
  • Goat’s cheese.

Warm Spinach Salad with Feta and Peas

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Warm spinach salad with peas and feta

This spinach salad is the perfect salad to serve with grilled meat, chicken or fish and is packed full of good-for-you greens.
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spinach salad, Spinach salad dressing, Spinach salad recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Calories: 188kcal
Author: Alida Ryder
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Baby spinach washed and dried
  • 2 cups Sugar snap peas
  • 2 cups Frozen peas
  • 1 cup Feta cheese 
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup Parmesan

Instructions

  • In a large frying pan, heat a few teaspoons of oil and add the sugar snap peas.
  • Allow to char on both sides then remove from the pan.
  • Add the frozen peas to the pan and cook until warmed through. 
  • Place washed and dried baby spinach leaves in a large bowl/serving dish, top with the cooked peas and crumble over the feta cheese. 
  • Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt and pepper. Pour over the salad, toss and serve. 

Nutrition

Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 448mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 4059IU | Vitamin C: 70mg | Calcium: 256mg | Iron: 3mg

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