Spinach Salad with Warm Maple Dressing Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach Salad with warm Maple Dressing recipe? Learn how to make Spinach Salad with warm Maple Dressing using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by robbie615

Makes 4 servings



Very flavorful recipe from Eating Well magazine. I doubled thecheese called for, but it's still healthy.

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach Salad with warm Maple Dressing

2 T pecans, chopped
10 oz. fresh spinach, stemmed, washed and dried
1 cucumber, peeled seeded and cut into 1/4 inch slices
2 tsp. olive oil
2 T shallot, chopped
1/4 c apple cider
2 T pure maple syrup
1/2 c. cheese (Gouda or cheddar), smoked, shredded

Recipe Directions for Spinach Salad with warm Maple Dressing

  1. In a small, dry skillet, toast pecans over low heat, stirring often, until fragrant (2-3 minutes). Set aside.

  2. In a big salad bowl, toss spinach and cucumber.

  3. In skillet, heat oil over medium low heat. Add shallot, stirring until softened (about 4 minutes). Add vinegar and maple syrup and bring to a boil. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Immediately pour over spinach and cucumbers. Toss well, then sprinkle with cheese and pecans.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 196.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
165
Calories from Fat
88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.8g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
147mg
6%
Potassium
589mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
15.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
9.4g
Protein
6.5g
Vitamin A 139% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 20% Iron 14%
* 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
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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