Spinach Salad with Apples and Oranges with Citrus Vinaigrette
Recipe by Holly Clegg
A refreshing crisp fruity spinach salad with the perfect crunch of apples, celery and tangy oranges, complemented by the citrus vinaigrette.
Makes 6 servings
6 cups baby spinach or 1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach
1 cup chopped red apples
1 cup chopped green apples
1 cup chopped celery
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained and reserving 3 tablespoons mandarin juice
Citrus Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
- In large bowl, combine spinach, red and green apples, celery and oranges; toss with Citrus Vinaigrette (see recipe).
Light and citrusy makes a wonderful vinaigrette.
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons reserved mandarin juice
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons olive oil
- In bowl, whisk together all ingredients.
Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 113, Calories from Fat 40%, Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 42mg, Carbohydrates 19g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Total Sugars 15g, Protein 2g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 carbohydrate, 1 fat