Sunchoke and Spinach Salad

Crunchy veggies coated with a creamy, tangy dressing, this salad will take center stage at a picnic or potluck.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Lime-Yogurt Dressing

3/4
cup plain fat-free yogurt
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2
teaspoon grated lime peel
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Salad

2
cups shredded fresh spinach
1/2
cup finely chopped red onion
4
medium Jerusalem artichokes, peeled, finely chopped (1 cup)
2
medium carrots, chopped (1 cup)
1
small red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cups shredded lettuce

  • 1 In large bowl, mix all dressing ingredients with fork or wire whisk until well blended.
  • 2 Add all salad ingredients except lettuce to dressing; toss. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. Serve salad on shredded lettuce.

Expert Tips

Sunchokes, also called Jerusalem artichokes, are a sunflower variety. With lumpy, brown skin, they look almost like fresh gingerroot.

Look for sunchokes in the produce section of the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
55
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
240 mg
240 %;
Total Carbohydrate
13 g
13 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
3 g
3 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.