Spinach and Pecan Salad recipe – 159 calories

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Here’s a low-fat, delicious spinach salad with a lovely citrus dressing. It’s great on its own or as a side dish for chicken or pork.

Spinach and Pecan Salad recipe – 159 calories

Ingredients:
150 g baby spinach leaves
4 medium oranges
150 g snow peas, trimmed and halved
1/4 cup toasted pecans, coarsely chopped

For the citrus dressing
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon white sugar
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard


Preparation:
1. In a large bowl, combine the baby spinach leaves, pecans and snow peas.
2. Segment the peeled oranges over the salad (so that none of the orange juice is lost), adding the orange segments to the bowl.
3. Place all the citrus dressing ingredients in a screw-top jar, shake well, then pour over the salad and gently toss to combine.

Servings: 4

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 159
Calories from fat: 68
Total fat: 7.6g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 38mg
Total carbs: 22.2g
Dietary fiber: 5.7g
Protein: 4.1g
WW points: 3

Photo credit: Rita

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