Spinach Fennel Salad

Spinach Fennel Salad

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

You wouldn't know to look at it, but fennel is in the carrot family! Its licorice-like flavor takes this simple spinach salad to new heights.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 2 medium fennel bulbs
  • 4 cups packaged fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh chives
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt


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  1. Trim tops and bottoms off fennel bulbs and discard. Cut core out of fennel bulbs and discard. Cut bulbs into very thin bite-size strips (about 4 cups). In a medium bowl combine fennel strips and spinach.
  2. In a screw-top jar combine vinegar, oil, chives, and salt. Cover and shake well. Pour over spinach mixture and toss lightly to coat. Divide among six serving plates.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 56 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 3 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 21 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 0 g sugars; 2,564 IU vitamin A; 20 mg vitamin C; 75 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 118 mg sodium; 330 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (51% daily value), Vitamin C (33% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, ½ fat

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