Zesty Spinach Mushroom Salad
With flavors of garlic and basil, this homemade dressing comes together in a snap and adds zest as a side to any main dish.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 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
- 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
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.