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Skinny Tangy Spinach and Apple Salad

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Skinny Tangy Spinach and Apple Salad
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
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Fresh spinach, crisp apples and feta cheese come together in this great tasting salad.
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

Tangy Spinach and Apple Salad

  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 medium green-skin apple (such as Granny Smith), cored and sliced
  • 1/4 cup thin wedges red onion
  • 2 tablespoons snipped dried tart red cherries
  • 1/2 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

Thyme-Dijon Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar or regular balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Steps

  • 1
    In a large bowl toss together spinach, apple, red onion, and dried cherries. Drizzle with Thyme-Dijon Vinaigrette. Toss gently to coat. Top individual servings with cheese.
  • 2
    Thyme-Dijon Vinaigrette: In a screw-top jar combine 1/4 cup olive oil; 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar or regular balsamic vinegar; 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed; 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard; and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cover; shake well to mix. Chill for up to 1 week. Shake before serving. Makes 2/3 cup.

Nutrition

230 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 16g Total Carbohydrate, 12g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
450mg
19%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
12g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%
90%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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