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Cottage Cheese Spinach Salad Recipe

Cottage Cheese Spinach Salad Recipe

Even folks who don't care for spinach enjoy this distinctive salad. The creamy dressing is a bit sweet, and cottage cheese assures that this dish is extra hearty and satisfying. We love the unusual combination of ingredients.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard


  • 1. In a large serving bowl, layer half of the spinach, cottage cheese and pecans. Repeat layers. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 121 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 257 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.