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Spinach Salad with Red Currant Dressing

 Spinach Salad with Red Currant Dressing
This pretty salad can be put together in less than 20 minutes. It adds lots of color to the table, and the sweet-tart dressing is a wonderful complement to the spinach and fruit.
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup red currant jelly
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 8 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

Directions

  • For dressing, in a small saucepan, cook and stir the jelly and
  • vinegar over medium heat for 1-2 minutes or until melted and smooth.
  • Cool completely.
  • Just before serving, in a large salad bowl, combine the spinach,
  • oranges, strawberries and onions. Drizzle with dressing; toss to
  • coat. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 43 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 18 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.