This spinach salad has black beans which add fiber and protein. And there's a double dose of apricots--dried apricots in the salad provide fruity taste and nice texture and apricot nectar adds body to the ginger-soy dressing. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Combine black beans, apricots, bell pepper, scallion, cilantro, and garlic in a medium bowl. Combine apricot nectar, oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and ginger in a screw-top jar. Cover and shake well. Pour over bean mixture; toss gently to coat. Cover with foil and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  • To serve, arrange spinach in a salad bowl. Top with black bean mixture.

Nutrition Facts

211 calories; 7.4 g total fat; 0.8 g saturated fat; 336 mg sodium. 780 mg potassium; 33.4 g carbohydrates; 8.2 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 9.1 g protein; 6204 IU vitamin a iu; 60 mg vitamin c; 80 mcg folate; 84 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 40 mg magnesium;