Spinach Salad with Sesame Sauce

Super quick, nutritious and healthy… no fat used in the cooking, just the taste of fresh spinach and sesame seeds…

Ingredients (for 2)

  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 4 tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp white sugar


  • Wash the spinach thoroughly, drain and pat dry
  • Take a large skillet or nonstick pan and cook the spinach with some water at medium heat for 4-5 minutes until soft (you can also boil them in water for 2 minutes)
  • In a nonstick pan toast sesame seeds at high heat for about 2-3 minutes, stirring from time to time
  • Grind half of the sesame seeds and mix them together with soy sauce and sugar
  • Put the spinach in your serving plate, pour over the sesame sauce and sprinkle the remaining sesame seeds on top

Tips from the Chef

  • You can grind sesame seeds with a mortar and pestle or with an electric spice grinder
  • If available, you can buy them already ground at your grocery store.