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Pure maple syrup adds body and rich flavor to the dressing, providing a perfect counterpoint to the smoked cheese.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1999; April 2022

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Toss spinach and cucumbers in a large serving bowl.

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  • Heat oil in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Add shallot and cook, stirring often, until softened, 4 to 5 minutes. Add vinegar and maple syrup; bring to a boil. Stir in salt and pepper.

  • Immediately pour the dressing over the spinach and cucumbers. Toss and sprinkle with cheese and pecans. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/2 cups
132 calories; protein 3g; carbohydrates 9g; dietary fiber 2g; sugars 5g; fat 10g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 5mg; vitamin a iu 3141IU; vitamin c 15mg; folate 98mcg; calcium 97mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 47mg; potassium 121mg; sodium 179mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1 1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 other carbohydrate

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