Thursday, April 17, 2008

Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Oranges

Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Oranges
By Maile Carpenter (

The fruit in this salad makes it light and refreshing, and a sweet enticement for kids.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

Strawberry vinaigrette
1/2 cup olive oil
12 strawberries, sliced
2 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt

Two 6-oz packages prewashed baby spinach
1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
One 15-oz can mandarin oranges, drained

Puree dressing ingredients in a blender for 10 seconds.
In a large salad bowl combine salad ingredients. Toss with dressing and serve.

How kids can help: Drain oranges; measure ingredients; count strawberries; put ingredients in bowl.

Per Serving (1/8 recipe): 163 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated), 181 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol.

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