Simple Daniel Fast salad recipe

Spinach Salad

Spinach Salad

2 cups chopped fresh spinach
2/3 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed & drained
1/2 cup chopped carrots
1/2 cup chopped sugar snap peas
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped zucchini
1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
Lemon-Tahini Salad Dressing (recipe below)

Place spinach, chickpeas, carrots, sugar snap peas, tomatoes, and zucchini in a large bowl. Pour Lemon-Tahini Salad Dressing over salad, and stir to coat. Sprinkle sunflower seeds, and toss gently.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size : about 1 cup)

Lemon-Tahini Salad Dressing

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoon tahini
2 tablespoon water
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Refrigerate until chilled.

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1 tablespooon)


  1. I made this salad, dressing is delicious! Kids liked it!
    I changed up some of the veggies.
    Thanks for the tasty recipes, makes my Daniel fast after doing water a breeze!