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Spinach and Mushroom Salad

86 Reviews
89% would make this recipe again

Spinach and mushrooms with an orange vinaigrette.

Preparation : 15 min
160 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

7 cups baby spinach 120 g
6 button (white) mushrooms, thinly sliced 80 g
1 tbsp lemon, freshly squeezed 1/2 lemon
1/2 oranges, pressed and zested 90 g
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard 2.5 mL
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 30 mL
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Method

  1. Prepare the spinach and put it in a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the mushrooms: thinly slice them, then transfer to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper,and pour in half of the lemon juice. Set aside.
  3. Grate half of the orange(s) to obtain the zest, then juice them. Put the zest and juice into a small bowl. Pour in the remaining lemon juice, mustard, and oil. Add salt and pepper to taste, then beat well using a fork, until the vinaigrette is emulsified. Pour the vinaigrette over the spinach.
  4. Peel the remaining orange(s), cut them into small pieces and add them to the spinach. Add the mushrooms and toss well.

    Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (140g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

160

Fat

14 g

22 %

Saturated 1.9 g
+ Trans 0 g

10 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

60 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

8 g

3 %

Fibre

2 g

7 %

Sugars

4 g

Protein

3 g

Vitamin A

86 %

Vitamin C

54 %

Calcium

6 %

Iron

11 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Iron, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Good source of  :
Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin B2
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits ½
Vegetables ½
Fats 3

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86 Reviews (82 with rating only ) 89% would make this recipe again
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alex.sarakbi
august 13, 2013 | I would make this recipe again

The vinaigrette was just amazing! I can say that this is the best spinach salad I've ever eaten!

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annemcdougall
january 29, 2013 | I would make this recipe again

Even the spinach haters ate this salad!

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stacylovestocook
january 27, 2011 | I would make this recipe again

I really liked the taste of this salad. The spinach with the mushrooms were good. Very good and the kids liked it too.

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ricardouribe
january 21, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

Fast, easy, fresh, and delicious! Doing this again is a no-brainer...

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alex.sarakbi
august 13, 2013 | I would make this recipe again

The vinaigrette was just amazing! I can say that this is the best spinach salad I've ever eaten!

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annemcdougall
january 29, 2013 | I would make this recipe again

Even the spinach haters ate this salad!

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stacylovestocook
january 27, 2011 | I would make this recipe again

I really liked the taste of this salad. The spinach with the mushrooms were good. Very good and the kids liked it too.

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