Spinach Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts
Prep Time: 5
Cooking Time: none
This salad is delicious and colorful. You can substitute feta cheese, and add chicken to make it a main dish salad.
4 cups spinach, fresh baby, stems removed
1/2 cup cranberries, dried
1/3 cup nuts, walnuts, toasted and chopped
1 tablespoon shallot(s), finely chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil, extra virgin
2 teaspoons vinegar, balsamic
1 teaspoon honey
1 ounce gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
Place spinach in a medium salad bowl. Place the walnuts on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 8 minutes. In a small bowl, mix the olive oil, vinegar, honey, and shallots. Add the cranberries, cheese and toasted walnuts to the spinach. Pour dressing over spinach and toss.
Per Serving About: 180 calories, 12 g fat,2.5 g saturated fat,4 g protein,16 g carbohydrates,3 g dietary fiber, 125 mg sodium