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RASPBERRY ORANGE SPINACH SALAD WITH TOASTED ALMONDS

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup roasted sliced almonds
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 fresh orange, peeled and sectioned

Dressing
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup raspberry vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Wash spinach and raspberries and drain well.
  2. Toast almonds by heating in a medium skillet. Stir frequently for 3 to 4 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Mix spinach, raspberries and orange sections. Sprinkle with almonds.
  4. To prepare dressing: Add oil, vinegar, orange juice, salt and pepper to a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well to combine.
  5. Divide into 7 - 1 ½ cup servings and serve with 2 tablespoons of dressing per serving.
Total time: 20 minutes
Preparation time:
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 7 – 1 ½ Cup Servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 162 Calories from Fat 120
Total Fat 13 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 98 mg
Carbohydrate 10 g
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
Protein 2.3 g
Exchange 1 starch, 2.5 fat exchanges
Carbohydrate Units 1

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