Chinese Spinach-Almond Salad Recipe
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Chinese Spinach-Almond Salad Recipe

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This recipe combines power-packed spinach, a good source of vitamins A and K, with other veggies, lean meat and crunchy, heart-healthy almonds. Reduced-fat dressing adds a light Asian flavor and touch to each hearty serving. Mary Ann Kieffer - Lawrence, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 2 cups cubed cooked pork
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sesame ginger salad dressing

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 244 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 500mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Divide among four salad plates; drizzle each serving with 2 tablespoons dressing. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chinese Spinach-Almond Salad in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p25

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Apr. 25, 2015


mricha14 User ID: 5346955 164936
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2011

"Loved the dressing? Seriously???"

rosered47 User ID: 4753241 121603
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2010

"Absolutely would make it again! Loved the dressing!"

btolstoy User ID: 4026545 180856
Reviewed May. 29, 2010

"This recipe is simply amazing. I started off looking for a spinach mushroom salad recipe and found this is healthy Taste of Home. Make it once and you'll be sure to make it again and again!"

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