This sweet and nutty salad is an excellent source of vitamin C, folate and manganese.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

       
  • 4 packed cups torn fresh spinach
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  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
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  • 1 cup fresh, or frozen, blueberries
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  • 1 small sweet onion, sliced
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  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Salad dressing:

       
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, or cider vinegar
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  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
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  • 2 tablespoons honey
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  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
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  • 1 teaspoon curry powder (can be omitted)
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  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions:

In a large salad bowl, toss together spinach, strawberries, blueberries, onion and pecans.

In a jar with a tightfitting lid, combine dressing ingredients. Shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: 1 1/2 cups
  • Total carbohydrate: 25 g
  • Dietary fiber: 4 g
  • Sodium: 198 mg
  • Saturated fat: 0.5 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3 g
  • Total fat: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Calories: 158
  • Fruits: 1
  • Nuts seeds and dry beans: 1/2
  • Vegetables: 1
  • Sweets: 1/2
  • Fats: 1
  • Fruits: 1
  • Vegetables: 1
  • Sweets: 1/2
  • Fats: 1
  • Fruits: 1
  • Nonstarchy vegetables: 1
  • Sweets desserts and other carbohydrates: 1/2
Last Updated: 2015-05-05
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