Substantial Spinach Salad

December 14, 2011

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups washed and rinsed baby spinach
  • 2 ripe pears
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • 4 baby Clementine oranges
  • 1 Tbs dried cranberries
  • 1 Tbs pistachios (shelled, dry roasted, salted)
  • 1 Tbs dry roasted almonds
  • 1 Tbs dry roasted pecans
  • 1 Tbs dry roasted walnuts
  • Fresh cracked pepper (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cut pear into small cubes and place in bowl and cover with lemon juice (to prevent browning). Let sit 5 minutes.
  2. Peel Clementines and cut individual segments in half.
  3. Pour pear bowl over greens.
  4. Add oranges, cranberries and nuts and toss salad completely.
  5. Sprinkle with fresh ground pepper if preferred. Add dressing if preferred.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes.
Yields: 4 servings (Nutrition Facts is for ¼ of recipe above).

Topics: Nutrition

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