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Spinach Salad with Strawberries

Spinach Salad With Strawberries

Looking for an easy make-ahead side dish to complement your backyard cookouts? Look no further than this light and summery salad! Packed with vitamin C but light in carbs, its delicate combination of strawberries and spinach paired with the slight kick of spicy dressing is sure to delight
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Ingredients

Preparation time:
15 minutes
Chilling time:
at least 4 hours

Directions

Yield:
8 cups

Serving size:
1 cup

Combine oil, vinegar, sugar, onion, pepper, and Tabasco sauce in a tightly covered container. Shake until sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate dressing at least 4 hours to blend flavors. Preheat oven to 350°F. Toast sesame seeds on a cookie sheet or pie plate for about 10 minutes, stirring once or twice until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool. When ready to serve, tear spinach into bite-size pieces and place in a large salad bowl. Add toasted sesame seeds. Toss with chilled dressing. Gently stir in sliced strawberries.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 48 calories, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 36 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

This recipe was developed by Angie Sharp, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist at the International Diabetes Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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