Sweetened Spinach Salad

Spinach leaves bring something extra to a salad: iron. It’s easy to get part of your daily recommended allowance with this salad!

Serves: 2Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
  • ½ Tbsp. agave nectar
  • 2 cups baby spinach, washed
  • ½ English cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 1 cup dried, unsweetened cranberries
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted, unsalted pine nuts

Directions

  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, flaxseed, and agave until well blended.
  • Toss the spinach leaves in the dressing, and split the salad between two salad bowls. Top the salads with the cucumbers, dried cranberries, and pine nuts.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
  • ½ Tbsp. agave nectar
  • 2 cups baby spinach, washed
  • ½ English cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 1 cup dried, unsweetened cranberries
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted, unsalted pine nuts

Directions

  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, flaxseed, and agave until well blended.
  • Toss the spinach leaves in the dressing, and split the salad between two salad bowls. Top the salads with the cucumbers, dried cranberries, and pine nuts.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories220
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium30mg
Total Carbohydrate24g
Dietary Fiber9g
Sugars10g
Protein3g