Tropical Fruit and Spinach Salad

Topped with candied macadamia nuts, this simple, refreshing salad adds a special touch to any meal.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Candied Macadamia Nuts

1/4
cup macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped
4
teaspoons sugar

Salad

4
cups baby spinach leaves
1
cup sliced fresh strawberries
1
large ripe mango, seed removed, peeled and cut into 12 slices
2
kiwifruit, peeled, sliced
1/2
cup raspberry vinaigrette dressing
  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, cook nuts and sugar over low heat, stirring frequently, until sugar is melted and nuts are coated (some sugar may clump and not dissolve). Cool; break apart.
  • 2 Divide spinach among 4 plates. Arrange strawberries, mango and kiwifruit on spinach. Sprinkle with candied nuts. Drizzle with dressing.

Expert Tips

Slivered almonds may be substituted for the macadamia nuts, and refrigerated mango (from 24-oz jar), drained, can be used for the fresh mango.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
140%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.