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Spinach Salad with Almonds

 Spinach Salad with Almonds
Sugared almonds provide fun crunch in this slightly sweet spinach salad. You can easily double the recipe when entertaining a larger group.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 5 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • DRESSING:
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash paprika

Directions

  • In a small heavy skillet, melt sugar over medium heat, stirring
  • constantly. Add almonds; stir to coat. Spread on foil to cool; break
  • apart. In a salad bowl, gently toss the spinach and raspberries.
  • In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients;
  • shake well. Pour over salad. Sprinkle with sugared almonds; toss to
  • coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 121 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 33 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.