Spinach Bean Salad with Maple Dressing Recipe
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Spinach Bean Salad with Maple Dressing Recipe

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Warm maple dressing slightly wilts the spinach in this salad, giving it a delightful texture and flavor. Sally writes, “This is quick and easy to make, plus it's healthy and very tasty!” Sally Maloney - Dallas, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:11 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 11 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) fresh baby spinach
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 90 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 272 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. For dressing, in a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the first six ingredients; set aside. Place beans in another microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, onions, red pepper, bacon and beans. Microwave the dressing, uncovered, for 30-60 seconds or until heated through. Whisk until smooth; drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 11 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Bean Salad with Maple Dressing in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 90 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 272 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

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Reviewed Jan. 7, 2013

"I used turkey bacon, and this was fantastic! My kids even gobbled it up."

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Reviewed Mar. 22, 2012

"didn't warm it, thought we'd like it better chilled and didn't have that type of white beans but substituted garbanzos and it was great!"

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Reviewed Feb. 18, 2011

"So yummy! The dressing is just the right mix of sweet and tangy."

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Reviewed Nov. 24, 2010

"Really good while it's warm. Not as good cold the next day."

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Reviewed Nov. 22, 2010

"I am diabetic so I used sugar-free maple flavored syrup for this recipe and it tasted wonderful. A nice sweet-tangy flavor."

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