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Berry-Spinach Salad with Almonds Recipe

Berry-Spinach Salad with Almonds Recipe

“A big bowl of this salad accompanies me to potlucks and reunions. The dark greens and red strawberries look pretty together-plus, the sweet dressing and nuts make everyone spinach fans.” —Maxine Culp, Fitchburg, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:13 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Directions

  • 1. In a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add almonds; sprinkle with sugar. Cook and stir for 3 minutes or until almonds are lightly browned. Spread on foil to cool; break apart.
  • 2. In a large salad bowl, combine spinach and strawberries. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad. Sprinkle with sugared almonds; toss to coat. Yield: 13 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 153 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.