Papaya-Spinach Salad

The honey-ginger dressing brings an unlikely combination of ingredients together in this tropical delight.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Dressing

2
tablespoons lime juice
2
tablespoons honey
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon grated gingerroot or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Salad

5
cups bite-size pieces fresh spinach
1/2
cup julienne strips jicama
1/2
cup sliced radishes
1
medium papaya or mango, peeled, seeded and cut up
2
tablespoons sunflower nuts
  • 1 In tightly covered container, shake all dressing ingredients.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss dressing and remaining ingredients except nuts. Sprinkle with nuts.

Expert Tips

Papaya has been said to be the nectar of the gods. It’s easy to see why once you’ve tasted this heavenly fruit!

Add sliced grilled chicken to turn this salad into a main dish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
25mg
25%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.