Spinach Salad with Lemon Dressing and Parmesan

spinach salad with lemon dressing and parmesan in wooden bowl

This spinach salad is as simple as it gets! It pairs well with almost any main and uses minimal ingredients, meaning you can whip it up to go with whatever you’re making tonight.



  • 3 cups spinach
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil¬†
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice¬†
  • Zest from 1/2 lemon
  • Pinch of salt
  • Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano for topping
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Combine olive oil, lemon juice, zest, and salt in a small bowl and whisk vigorously until combined. Drizzle over spinach and top with grated Parmigiano-Reggiano and freshly ground black pepper to taste.


  • This recipe makes a little extra dressing, which will keep well in the fridge for several days.