Blueberry and Orange Spinach Salad

Blueberry and Orange Spinach Salad

Create a colorful salad by tossing a light citrus dressing with tender spinach, crunchy pecans and sweet fruits.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

5

servings

1/4
cup coarsely chopped pecans
2
teaspoons real maple syrup
1/2
teaspoon sugar
2
tablespoons fresh orange juice
1
tablespoon white wine vinegar
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
teaspoons sugar
4
cups torn fresh spinach leaves
1
cup fresh blueberries
2
medium oranges, peeled, cut into sections (about 1/2 cup)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. In small bowl, mix pecans and syrup until pecans are well coated. Spread pecans on foil. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon sugar. Bake 7 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pecans are lightly toasted. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat orange juice, vinegar, oil and 2 teaspoons sugar with wire whisk until well blended.
  3. In large bowl, toss spinach, blueberries and orange sections. Pour dressing over salad; toss. Sprinkle with pecans. Serve immediately.
Makes 5 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Blueberries are a low-fat food and a good source of fiber and vitamin C. The intense color of the blueberry comes from anthocyanins, potent antioxidants.
Make the sugared pecans ahead and store in a resealable food-storage plastic bag until ready to use for this salad.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 20mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.