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Irish Flag Salad Recipe

Irish Flag Salad Recipe

Pleasing and patriotic, this salad features green spinach, orange fruit and white cheese, mimicking the colors in the national flag of Ireland. It’s a refreshing starter to any meal.—Country Woman Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 2 medium pears, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pistachios
  • DRESSING:
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. Divide spinach among four plates; top with pears, oranges, cheese and pistachios.
  • 2. Whisk the dressing ingredients; drizzle over salads. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 212 calories, 13 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 232 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit.