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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.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 71 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 72mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • AvidcookGAtoCA
    Sep 14, 2016

    This is a good basic spinach salad recipe. I doubled the dressing ingredients and swapped red wine vinegar for the cider vinegar because it is what I had on hand. I added sliced hardboiled eggs and chopped, crispy bacon to the spinach and mushrooms for added protein, color, crunch, and taste.

  • cheezhed68
    Apr 27, 2011

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