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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Raspberry Dressing Recipe

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Raspberry Dressing Recipe

Berries add a pop of color to this favorite salad that’s part of my gluten-free menu. My challenge is to keep the family from eating the sugared almonds before I add them! —Peggy Gwillim, Strasbourg, Saskatchewan —Peggy Gwillim, Strasbourg, Saskatchewan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
  • DRESSING:
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash paprika

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook and stir almonds and sugar over low heat until sugar is dissolved and almonds are coated. Spread on foil to cool; break apart.
  • 2. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and almonds. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad; toss gently to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 10 servings.
Editor's Note: Read all ingredient labels for possible gluten content prior to use. Ingredient formulas can change, and production facilities vary among brands. If you’re concerned that your brand may contain gluten, contact the company.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 66 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 90 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.