Spinach Salad

Photo: Tina Rupp

This easy spinach salad tossed in homemade vinaigrette makes a impressive side dish for any meal.

Yield: Serves 4
Recipe from Real Simple

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 66mg
  • Calories: 206
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Carbohydrate: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 7mg
  • Fat: 20g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Protein: 5mg
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 227mg


  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 5 cups spinach
  • 1/3 cup pecans
  • 2 ounces goat cheese (1/2 cup)


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, olive oil brown sugar, lemon juice, and kosher salt. Add spinach to the bowl and toss well. Divide among 4 plates. Chop pecans and crumble goat cheese. Top each serving with some of the nuts and cheese.
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