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Zesty Spinach Mushroom Salad Recipe

Zesty Spinach Mushroom Salad Recipe

With flavors of garlic and basil, this homemade dressing comes together in a snap and adds zest as a side to any main dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  • 1. In a salad bowl, combine spinach and mushrooms. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients; shake well. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 71 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 72 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.