Spinach Salad with Mushrooms, Croutons, and Warm Lemon Dressing Recipe

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Submitted by almajoly

Makes 4 servings



From Cook's Illustrated - published August 2004

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach Salad with Mushrooms, Croutons, and Warm Lemon Dressing

1 1/2 pounds spinach, torn into large pieces (about 9 cups)
1/2 pound mushrooms (cremini or white), thinly sliced
1/2 cup olive oil
3 cups bread, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (stale baguette or country white bread)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup lemon juice (2 medium lemons)

Recipe Directions for Spinach Salad with Mushrooms, Croutons, and Warm Lemon Dressing

  1. Place spinach and mushrooms in a large bowl; set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add bread; fry, turning several times with slotted spoon, until crisp and golden, about 3 minutes. Transfer to paper towel-lined plate. Off heat, let remaining oil cool slightly, about 1 minute. Add garlic; cook until lightly colored, about 2 minutes. Whisk in lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Pour warm dressing over salad; toss. Add croutons; toss again. Serve immediately.

Categories

Vegetables, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 296.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
366
Calories from Fat
258
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
28.7g
44%
Saturated Fat
4.1g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
317mg
13%
Potassium
1181mg
34%
Total Carbohydrates
23.1g
8%
Dietary Fiber
5.0g
20%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
8.8g
Vitamin A 319% Vitamin C 94%
Calcium 21% Iron 34%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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