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Irish Flag Salad

 Irish Flag Salad
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
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

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

  • Divide spinach among four plates; top with pears, oranges, cheese and
  • pistachios.
  • Whisk the dressing ingredients; drizzle over salads. Serve
  • immediately.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 212 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 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.