Tasty, good for you and low in carbs--this wilted spinach salad fits the bill. Turkey bacon and reduced-fat feta cheese keep the fat and calories low, while the spinach and roasted sweet peppers add vitamins A and C.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

5 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare the dressing: in a medium skillet, cook bacon according to package directions; remove from skillet. Cool slightly; chop and set aside. In the same skillet, whisk together vinegar, oil, sugar, garlic, and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  • In a medium bowl, combine chopped bacon, spinach, roasted peppers, almonds, and feta cheese. Drizzle with warm dressing. Toss to coat. Serve immediately.


Tips: Choose from Splenda(R) Granular or Sweet'N Low(R) bulk or packets as a sugar substitute. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1 teaspoon sugar. Nutrition Information Per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 116 cal., 5 g carb. Carb choices: 0

To toast nuts, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
123 calories; protein 4.9g; carbohydrates 6.8g; dietary fiber 2g; sugars 2.7g; fat 8.8g; saturated fat 1.6g; cholesterol 8.8mg; vitamin a iu 2864.3IU; vitamin c 47.2mg; folate 61mcg; calcium 66.2mg; iron 1.4mg; magnesium 51.3mg; potassium 292.8mg; sodium 176.5mg.

1 1/2 fat, 1 1/2 vegetable