Recipe: Spinach Berry Salad

Jun 13 7:52am | Tara Schmidt, Mayo Clinic registered dietitian nutritionist | @taraschmidt

Don’t let that spinach die in your crisper drawer this time! This colorful salad serves four and would be pleasing to both the eye and your dinner guests.

Number of servings: 4

Serving size: 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

Salad:

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

Salad dressing:

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

Directions

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

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

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Nutritional analysis per serving:

  • Calories – 158
  • Total Fat – 5 g
  • Saturated fat – 0.5 g
  • Trans fat – 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat – 3 g
  • Cholesterol – 0 mg
  • Sodium – 198 mg
  • Total carbohydrate – 25 g
  • Dietary fiber – 4 g
  • Added Sugars – 9 g
  • Protein – 4 g

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