This salad is easy, quick, healthy, and tossed in the most addictive teriyaki vinaigrette dressing!
8 ounces bowtie pasta salad
4 cups spinach leaves
½ cup craisins
? cup cashews or pine nuts
1 4-ounce can mandarin oranges, drained
¼ cup parsley leaves, roughly chopped
? cup teriyaki sauce (the thicker, the better!)
? cup rice wine vinegar (may sub apple cider vinegar)
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder (if you have it)
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon sugar
½ cup oil (such as vegetable oil, canola oil, olive oil)
Step 1: Cook pasta according to package instructions, drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
Step 2: While pasta is boiling, prepare the dressing. In a jar combine all dressing ingredients. Cover and shake to combine. Chill until ready to use.
Step 3: In a large bowl toss together pasta, spinach, craisins, nuts, mandarin oranges, and parsely. Just before serving pour dressing over salad, toss, and serve.