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Chinese Spinach-Almond Salad

This recipe combines power-packed spinach, a good source of vitamins A and K, with other veggies, lean meat and crunchy, heart-healthy almonds. Reduced-fat dressing adds a light Asian flavor and touch to each hearty serving. Mary Ann Kieffer - Lawrence, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 2 cups cubed cooked pork
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sesame ginger salad dressing


  • In a large bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. Divide among 4 salad plates; drizzle each serving with 2 tablespoons dressing. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 244 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 500mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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  • Pam Posada
    Apr 25, 2015


  • mricha14
    Jan 14, 2011

    Loved the dressing? Seriously???

  • rosered47
    Jul 16, 2010

    Absolutely would make it again! Loved the dressing!

  • btolstoy
    May 29, 2010

    This recipe is simply amazing. I started off looking for a spinach mushroom salad recipe and found this is Healthy Taste of Home. Make it once and you'll be sure to make it again and again!