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Spinach Salad with Spicy Honey Dressing Recipe

Spinach Salad with Spicy Honey Dressing Recipe

Here's a salad with some zip to it. I've also served the spicy dressing with mixed vegetables, fruit and tossed salads.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 1 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 cup canned bean sprouts, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup salted sunflower kernels
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt, pepper and garlic salt
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, parsley, mushrooms, tomatoes, celery, bean sprouts, cheese, sunflower kernels and seasonings.
  • 2. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Drizzle desired amount over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Refrigerate any leftover dressing. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 241 calories, 20 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 377 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.