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30 minutes or fewer
Spinach wins the prize for healthy salad greens with a higher content of every nutrient (except water) than most lettuces.
Coat baking sheet with cooking spray. Bring brown sugar and 2 Tbs. water to a simmer over medium heat, and cook 2 minutes. Add pecans, and cook 8 minutes, stirring constantly—mixture will look sandy and dry. Spread nuts on prepared baking sheet to cool.
Cut and peel white pith from oranges. Cut between membranes to release orange segments into small bowl.
Combine shallot with balsamic vinegar in bowl. Whisk in olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
Place orange segments, spinach and cherries in salad bowl, and toss with dressing. Break apart pecans, and add to salad. Sprinkle goat cheese on top, and serve.
- Calories 368
- Carbohydrate Content 39 g
- Cholesterol Content 9 mg
- Fat Content 22 g
- Fiber Content 7 g
- Protein Content 8 g
- Saturated Fat Content 4 g
- Sodium Content 242 mg
- Sugar Content 25 g