Spinach Salad with Oranges and Almonds

This delicious simple salad will soon become a weekly meal. Top with grilled chicken and you have a nutritious lunch! No spinach? No problem, subsitute the spinach for romaine lettuce.

Yield: Serves 8

Spinach Salad with Oranges and Almonds

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 8 cups torn spinach
  • 3 green onions, diagonally sliced
  • 2 oranges, peeled and sliced
  • 1/3 cup toasted almonds

Directions

  1. To prepare dressing, whisk together oil, vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper.
  2. Just before serving, combine, spinach, onions, oranges, and almonds; toss with dressing.
Nutritional analysis per serving: 123 calories, 10 g fat, 2.4 g protein, 7.4 g carbohydrate, 2.4 g fibre, 53 mg sodium