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Simple Spinach Salad Recipe

Simple Spinach Salad Recipe

This lovely spinach salad is tossed with chopped cucumber, broccoli, mushrooms and raisins. Sent in by Glenna Petersen of Wellsville, Utah, its coated in a sweet homemade dressing that's very tasty. TIP: “For variation, substitute red and green grapes for the spinach,” Glenna advises.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup real bacon bits
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, cucumber, broccoli, raisins, bacon, almonds, mushrooms and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 155 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 262 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.