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Raspberry-Turkey Spinach Salad Recipe

Priscilla Gilbert of Indian Harbour Beach, Florida says: "This flavorful fruity salad’s a favorite for lunch on hot summer days. Chicken is easily substituted for turkey…and strawberry preserves and berries for raspberry in the dressing.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 2 cups cubed cooked smoked turkey
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup red raspberry preserves
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Directions

  • 1. Divide the spinach, turkey, onion, raspberries and oranges among four serving plates. In a microwave-safe bowl, heat the preserves, vinegar and peel until preserves are melted, stirring once; cool slightly. Drizzle over salads. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 259 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 666 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.