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Reduced-fat vinaigrettes can be tricky--too little oil, and the dressing may be too tart. Adding a sweet element (maple syrup) and a sharp/bitter element (mustard) helps achieve harmony.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2007


Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Gradually add oil, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Add chives, salt, pepper, and bacon; stir with a whisk until well blended.

  • Combine apple, onion, and spinach in a large bowl. Drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

63 calories; calories from fat 43%; fat 3g; saturated fat 0.6g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 1.5g; carbohydrates 8.7g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterol 2mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 192mg; calcium 26mg.