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Orange Lime Spinach Salad Recipe

Orange Lime Spinach Salad Recipe

Lime lovers will really appreciate this snappy dressing. The touch of orange in this crisp salad adds a colorful bit of refreshment. What a great way to get a healthy vitamin A and C punch for the day. Edna Lee - Greeley, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach
  • 2 medium navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the first six ingredients.
  • 2. In a large salad bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Just before serving, whisk dressing and pour over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 52 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 13 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.