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Zesty Spinach Salad Recipe

The Leafy Greens Council promotes good-for-you spinach with savory salad recipes like this one, which includes crisp radishes and bacon along with a tangy, quick-to-mix dressing.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 6 to 8 radishes, sliced
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl or jar with tight-fitting lid, combine the first seven ingredients; mix well. chill. Just before serving, lightly toss spinach, radishes, eggs, onion and bacon in a large salad bowl. Mix the dressing again; pour over salad and toss. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 165 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 244 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.