This spinach salad has black beans which add fiber and protein. And there's a double dose of apricots--dried apricots in the salad provide fruity taste and nice texture and apricot nectar adds body to the ginger-soy dressing.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
2 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine black beans, apricots, bell pepper, scallion, cilantro, and garlic in a medium bowl. Combine apricot nectar, oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and ginger in a screw-top jar. Cover and shake well. Pour over bean mixture; toss gently to coat. Cover with foil and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

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  • To serve, arrange spinach in a salad bowl. Top with black bean mixture.

Nutrition Facts

211 calories; protein 9.1g; carbohydrates 33.4g; dietary fiber 8.2g; sugars 10.2g; fat 7.4g; saturated fat 0.8g; vitamin a iu 6203.7IU; vitamin c 59.8mg; folate 80mcg; calcium 84.3mg; iron 3.3mg; magnesium 40mg; potassium 780.2mg; sodium 335.8mg.
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