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Spinach-and-Orange Salad with Almonds and Honey-Sesame Dressing

The Asian-flavored dressing for this salad also makes a great dip for raw veggies, spring rolls, and dumplings.

Ingredients: 

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Salad

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¼ cup slivered almonds
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5 oz. baby spinach (6 cups)
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2 large oranges, peeled and sectioned
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1 Tbs. sesame seeds

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Honey-Sesame Dressing

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¼ cup honey
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2 Tbs. rice vinegar
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2 Tbs. low-sodium soy sauce
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¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
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3 Tbs. vegetable oil
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1 Tbs. dark sesame oil

Instructions: 

  1. To make Salad: Toast almonds in dry skillet over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, or until light brown. Cool.
  2. Arrange spinach on a platter, and top with orange sections and almonds.
  3. To make Honey-Sesame Dressing: Blend honey, vinegar, soy sauce, and red pepper flakes in food processor. Pour in vegetable oil and sesame oil, and blend until smooth. Drizzle 1/4 cup Honey-Sesame Dressing over salad, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
185
Protein: 
4 g
Total Fat: 
11 g
Saturated Fat: 
1.5 g
Carbohydrates: 
21 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
360 mg
Fiber: 
4 g
Sugar: 
17 g
Yield: 
Serves 4