nutritional information

Per SERVING:

  • 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

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

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

The Asian-flavored dressing for this salad also makes a great dip for raw veggies, spring rolls, and dumplings.
Salad
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • 5 oz. baby spinach (6 cups)
  • 2 large oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 Tbs. sesame seeds
Honey-Sesame Dressing
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 Tbs. rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 3 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbs. dark sesame oil
  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.
November/December 2007

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