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Title

Sunshine salad

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Serves:
5
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1/5 of prepared recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

5 cups spinach leaves, packed, washed and dried well     

1/2 red onion, sliced thin      

1/2 red pepper, sliced into strips

1 cucumber, sliced

2 oranges, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces, or 1 11-ounce can of mandarin oranges, drained

1/3 cup vinaigrette dressing (lite, around 15 calories per tablespoon or less)

Directions

Directions

  1. Toss first five ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Add dressing and toss again.
  3. Serve immediately.
Tips and Variations
Tips and Variations
  • Add or substitute other leafy greens or vegetables as desired.
  • To make this salad a complete meal, top the salad with chopped peanuts, sunflower seed kernels, or boiled and chopped chicken breast. Serve the salad with whole grain bread.
Nutritional Info

Nutritional Info

Serves 5
Amount per serving
Calories
63
Total Fat
0.7 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
125 mg
Total Carbohydrates
13 g
Dietary Fiber
2.7 g
Total Sugar
8.8 g
Protein
1.8 g
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Time to make
Time to make:
20 minutes preparation
Recipe Credit
Recipe Credit:
University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development
Category
Category:
Salads
Special Criteria
Special Criteria:
Vegetarian

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