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Holiday Spinach Salad

 Holiday Spinach Salad
We don't care for cooked spinach. But we can't get enough of fresh spinach in salads, especially when paired with strawberries, oranges, peanuts! A citrus dressing provides fresh flavor.—Jake Haen, Ocala, Florida
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 4 cups torn red leaf lettuce
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/4 cup honey-roasted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • CITRUS VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, lettuce, strawberries,
  • oranges, peanuts and onions.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the vinaigrette ingredients until blended.
  • Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/4 cups equals 134 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 116 mg sodium,

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Holiday Spinach Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.