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Spinach salad is a great way to increase your family's fruit and vegetable consumption--the challenge is getting your children (or picky eaters) to enjoy it. We've found that a simple, slightly sweet dressing like our Raspberry Vinaigrette, tossed with mild Boston lettuce or a baby spinach salad, with fruit or your family's favorite vegetables, can convince most everyone to take a bite.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, June/July 2006

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Ingredients

Vinaigrette
Salad

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare vinaigrette: Add oil, vinegar, orange juice, salt and pepper to a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well to combine.

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  • To prepare salad: Combine spinach, bell pepper and nectarine in a large bowl; toss with 3 tablespoons of the vinaigrette.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the leftover dressing for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

72 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 5.9g; dietary fiber 1.8g; sugars 3.3g; fat 5g; saturated fat 0.4g; vitamin a iu 4893.8IU; vitamin c 39.2mg; folate 98mcg; calcium 47.9mg; iron 1.4mg; magnesium 40.5mg; potassium 350.1mg; sodium 73.9mg; thiamin 0.1mg.
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