Recipe: Bell-Ringin' Spinach Salad With Strawberries and Raspberry Vinaigrette
- 2 pounds fresh spinach
- 1 cup fresh strawberries, halved
- 1 cup sliced red bell peppers raspberry vinaigrette (recipe follows)
- 1/4 cup fresh strawberries
- Raspberry Vinaigrette
- 1/2 cup raspberry juice concentrate
- 1/4 cup fresh raspberries
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
Wash the spinach and drain in a colander. Place the spinach in a large salad bowl and add 3/4 of the strawberries and the peppers. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss. Sprinkle with the remaining fruit.
Nutritional Analysis: calories: 32, protein: 3.7 grams, carbohydrate: 5 grams, fat: 0.5 grams, saturated fat: 0 grams, cholesterol: 0 mg, vitamin A: 8,122 IU, vitamin C: 118 ,mg, calcium: 97 mg, dietary fiber: 11.4 grams
In a small bowl, blend the raspberry juice concentrate, the fresh raspberries, and balsamic vinegar, and mash to a slightly smooth consistency. Set aside.
Nutritional Analysis: calories: 17.5, protein: 0.1 grams, carbohydrate: 3.8 grams, fat: 0 grams, saturated fat: 0 grams, dietary fiber: 1 gram