Archive for July, 2010

Spinach Raspberry Salad

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

A delightful and delicious salad that boasts a salad dressing that contains no vinegar. In fact the dressing can used on other fruity salads.

Ingredients:

2 tsp olive oil

1 cup red raspberries

1-1/3 tbsp water

1 kiwi fruit, peeled, quartered and cut into 1 in. slices

2 tbsp pecan halves, toasted if desired

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp red raspberry preserves

1 lb spinach leaves, washed and torn into pieces, tough stems discarded

Directions:

Combine lemon juice, preserves, oil and water in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake vigorously. Combine spinach, half the pecans, half the raspberries and dressing in a salad bowl. Sprinkle with kiwi fruit and remaining pecans and raspberries.

Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving): Calories 110; % Calories From Fat 42.5%; Total Fat 5.2g; Saturated Fats 0.6g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 2.9g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 1.3g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 92mg; Total Carbohydrates 14g; Dietary Fiber 5.4g; Sugar 6.1g; Protein 4.1g.