Spinach Salad with Red Currant Dressing Recipe
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Spinach Salad with Red Currant Dressing Recipe

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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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

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

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.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. Just before serving, in a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, oranges, strawberries and onions. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Salad with Red Currant Dressing in Country April/May 2007, p51

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.

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Reviewed Dec. 3, 2011

My family raved about this recipe, esp the dressing! It doesn't get any simpler than 2 ingredients! I don't think you need to use all of it, though - keep some for another time. This recipe is definitely going in my file.

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