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You wouldn't know to look at it, but fennel is in the carrot family! Its licorice-like flavor takes this simple spinach salad to new heights.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Trim tops and bottoms off fennel bulbs and discard. Cut core out of fennel bulbs and discard. Cut bulbs into very thin bite-size strips (about 4 cups). In a medium bowl combine fennel strips and spinach.

  • In a screw-top jar combine vinegar, oil, chives, and salt. Cover and shake well. Pour over spinach mixture and toss lightly to coat. Divide among six serving plates.

Nutrition Facts

56 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 7.1g; dietary fiber 3.3g; fat 2.4g; saturated fat 0.3g; vitamin a iu 2563.5IU; vitamin c 20.3mg; folate 21.4mcg; calcium 74.7mg; iron 1.8mg; magnesium 40.1mg; potassium 329.9mg; sodium 118.4mg.