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Spinach Salad with Apricots

2 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

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

Brining : 20 min Preparation : 10 min
220 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian

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
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]
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

per 1 Serving (70g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

220

Fat

18 g

27 %

Saturated 1.4 g
+ Trans 0.3 g

8 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

30 mg

1 %

Carbohydrate

16 g

5 %

Fibre

2 g

10 %

Sugars

12 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

63 %

Vitamin C

14 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

11 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ¾ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : ¼ serving

Claims

This recipe is :
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

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits ½
Vegetables 0
Fats 3 ½
Other Foods 0

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This recipe is in the following categories

Vegetables | Salads | First courses/Appetizers | Vegetarian | Source of Omega-3 | Halal | Kosher | Low Sodium | No Cook