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Tropical Spinach & Ham Salad Recipe

Tropical Spinach & Ham Salad Recipe

Capture summer flavor in this simple side salad with cucumber and mango. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 3/4 pound thick sliced deli ham, cut into 1-1/2-inch strips
  • 1 medium mango, peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 1 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon molasses
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large serving bowl, combine the spinach, ham, mango, cucumber, almonds and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the vinaigrette ingredients. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 216 calories, 15 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 515 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.