Beet Bliss

February/March 2006, EatingWell Serves Two

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Sophisticated and pretty; serve this to rave reviews.

"This is one of my favorite salads and I often use the dressing for other salads as well. It's so good and so easy. "
Beet Bliss

Makes: 4 servings

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  • 6 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup quartered cooked beets
  • 1/2 cup Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette, (recipe follows)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped toasted pecans
  • 2 ounces crumbled goat cheese

This recipe calls for:


  1. Toss spinach, beets and Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette in a salad bowl. Top with pecans and goat cheese.


Per serving: 222 calories; 17 g fat (3 g sat, 5 g mono); 7 mg cholesterol; 15 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 3 g fiber; 428 mg sodium; 181 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A, folate, iron, potassium, calcium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate, 1 vegetable, 3 fat

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