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Spinach Salad with Avocado-Ranch Dressing

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From EatingWell:  March/April 2013

This healthy spinach salad recipe uses one avocado two ways: half goes into a healthy creamy ranch dressing and the other half of the avocado gets chopped to top the spinach salad.

4 servings, about 1 3/4 cups each | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Scoop 1 avocado half into a blender; add buttermilk, dill, vinegar, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Puree until smooth.
  2. Cut the remaining avocado half into 1/2-inch chunks. Combine spinach, bell pepper and chickpeas in a large bowl. Add the dressing; toss to coat. Divide among 4 salad plates and top with the chopped avocado.

Nutrition

Per serving : 207 Calories; 9 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 5 g Mono; 1 mg Cholesterol; 27 g Carbohydrates; 7 g Protein; 8 g Fiber; 366 mg Sodium; 696 mg Potassium

1 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 lean meat, 1 1/2 fat

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