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Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Pecans

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
This poppy seed dressing has only 2 grams of carbohydrate per 2 tablespoons; the same amount of a commercial poppy seed dressing has 8 grams of carbohydrate.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar or white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1 (10-ounce) package fresh spinach, torn
  • 1 cup halved strawberries
  • 1/3 cup pecan halves, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 132
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 11.8 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2.5 g
  • carbohydrate 6.4 g
  • fiber 2.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 265 mg
  • calcium 64 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a blender; process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides. Stir in poppy seeds.

  2. Combine spinach, strawberries, and pecans; drizzle with poppy seed dressing.

  3. carbo rating: 4

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