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Sesame Spinach Salad

 Sesame Spinach Salad
Toasted sesame seeds are a nice contrast to the hearty ingredients and thick creamy dressing in this spinach salad. "I make this dish at least once a month," says Sue Collins of Shawnee, Kansas.
20 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) fresh spinach, torn
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and sliced
  • 1 package (5 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
  • 3/4 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • CREAMY DRESSING:
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  • In a large bowl, toss the spinach, tomatoes, avocados, shrimp,
  • mushrooms, eggs and sesame seeds. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. In
  • a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad and
  • toss to coat. Yield: 20 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 216 calories, 19 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 266 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.