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Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

"Last spring, I brought the salad to a Father's Day picnic, and everybody loved it." -Marie Alana Gardner, North Tonawanda, NY

Cooking Light APRIL 2005

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


  • Dressing:
  • 1/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • Salad:
  • 4 cups torn spinach
  • 2 cups cubed Granny Smith apple
  • 1 cup bite-sized pieces navel orange
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion


To prepare dressing, combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

To prepare salad, combine spinach, apple, orange, and onion in a large bowl; add dressing. Toss gently to combine.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 105
  • Calories from fat: 32%
  • Fat: 3.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 2.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 18.2g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 118mg
  • Calcium: 78mg

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