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Grapefruit Spinach Salad

 Grapefruit Spinach Salad
“My mother-in-law prepared this for us on a recent visit,” relates Lee Ann Odell of Boulder, Colorado. The fresh-tasting salad of spinach and grapefruit is nicely dressed with a sweet honey mixture. “The recipe is so easy to put together, and we never have any leftovers,” Lee Ann confirms.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1 medium pink grapefruit
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard


  • Cut grapefruit in half; with a sharp knife, cut around each section
  • to loosen fruit, reserving juice. In a salad bowl, toss the spinach,
  • onion and grapefruit sections. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid,
  • combine the vinegar, oil, honey, mustard and reserved grapefruit
  • juice; shake well. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve
  • immediately. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 35 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.