Fruit 'n' Feta Spinach Salad Recipe

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Fruit 'n' Feta Spinach Salad Recipe

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“This is a salad I served on our 25th wedding anniversary,” says Paula Wharton of El Paso, Texas. “Everyone always comments on the blending of fruits, nuts and spinach. It's an easy salad to put together, it's low in fat and makes a very pretty presentation.”
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 medium apple, sliced
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 5 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, apple, grapes, cranberries, onions and walnuts.
In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta cheese. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Fruit 'n' Feta Spinach Salad in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 134 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 medium apple, sliced
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 5 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, apple, grapes, cranberries, onions and walnuts.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with feta cheese. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Fruit 'n' Feta Spinach Salad in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p31

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interpretermom User ID: 3118724 133992
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2011

"I make this recipe every time I have guests over. It is always a hit! The flavors are great together."

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cynthiaelliott User ID: 1867504 169790
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2010

"We liked this recipe, however I added a litle sugar to the dressing. The salad ingredients blended together and was quite different from the ordinary spinach salad. We will have it again."

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