Spinach, White Bean, and Bacon Salad with Maple-Mustard Dressing

Spinach, White Bean, and Bacon Salad with Maple-Mustard Dressing Recipe
Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: about 1 3/4 cups)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 124
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 4.2 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 2.3 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 5.5 g
Carbohydrate 17.6 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 2.2 mg
Sodium 227 mg
Calcium 79 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup maple syrup
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (15.5-ounce) can Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
5 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
2 (7-ounce) packages fresh baby spinach

Preparation

Combine first 6 ingredients in a small microwave-safe bowl, stirring with a whisk; microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until hot. Place beans in a 2-cup glass measure; microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until hot.

Combine onions, bell pepper, bacon, and spinach in a large bowl. Add syrup mixture and beans; toss well to combine. Serve immediately.

Note:

March 2003
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