Fruit 'n' Feta Spinach Salad Recipe

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“This is a salad I served on our 25th wedding anniversary,” says Paula Wharton of El Paso, Texas. “Everyone always comments on the blending of fruits, nuts and spinach. It's an easy salad to put together, it's low in fat and makes a very pretty presentation.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 medium apple, sliced
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 5 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 134 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, apple, grapes, cranberries, onions and walnuts.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta cheese. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Fruit 'n' Feta Spinach Salad in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 134 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2011

"I make this recipe every time I have guests over. It is always a hit! The flavors are great together."

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Reviewed Apr. 13, 2010

"We liked this recipe, however I added a litle sugar to the dressing. The salad ingredients blended together and was quite different from the ordinary spinach salad. We will have it again."

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