Spinach Salad with Apricots

Spinach Salad with Apricots

Baby spinach, dried apricots and walnuts dressed with a slightly sweet vinaigrette.

2 servings
Soaking 20 min
Preparation 10 min

220 calories per serving 


Ingredients

6 dried apricots   4 tbsp
2 tbsp water   30 mL
5 cups baby spinach   80 g
2 tbsp canola oil   30 mL
1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar   8 mL
1/2 tsp honey   4 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
1/4 cup walnuts [optional]   26 g

Method

  1. In a small bowl, macerate the apricots in water for at least 20 min. Drain the apricots, slice them into bite size pieces and put them in a salad bowl.
  2. Wash the baby spinach and spin dry, then add it to the salad bowl. Set aside.
  3. Mix the oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper. Beat the mixture using a fork until well emulsified. Pour the vinaigrette over the spinach and apricots then tossgently. Add the walnuts (optional) and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (70g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

220

Fat

18 g

27 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0.3 g

8 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

25 mg

1 %

Carbohydrate

16 g

5 %

Fibre

2 g

10 %

Sugars

12 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

60 %

Vitamin C

15 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

10 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¼ serving

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Claims

Low :
Sodium
Source of :
Copper, Fibre, Iron, Niacin, Omega-3, Omega-6, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C
Good source of :
Magnesium, Potassium
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin K

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | First courses/Appetizers | Salads | Halal | Kosher | Low Sodium | Source of Omega-3 | Vegetarian | No Cook

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