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Apple Spinach Salad

Apple, onion and bacon flavor this crunchy salad from Roberta Ashcraft of Twin Falls, Idaho. "After eating a similar salad at a restaurant, I concocted my own version," Roberta relates. "The dressing gets its zip from chili powder and hot pepper sauce."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 2 cups fresh spinach, torn
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 red onion slices, separated into rings
  • 2 tablespoons chopped nuts
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash hot pepper sauce


  • In a salad bowl, toss the spinach, apple, bacon, onion and nuts. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Refrigerate any remaining dressing.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 268 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 144mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 fat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fruit.

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  • Joscy
    Jan 25, 2014

    Although am not in favor of chili powder/hot sauce, saving recipe. Glad to notice it is **diabetic friendly**.