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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 81.1
  • Total Fat: 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 159.0 mg
  • Sodium: 124.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 7.4 g

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Best Spinach Salad Ever!

Submitted by: MRSTEJANO

Introduction

This Spinich Salad will win you over! After having this, you'll never want any other! So fresh and healthy. Add your favorite ingredients to make it your own. This is written for a side salad, but for a lunch salad, I didide it for two people, and just have it for lunch! This Spinich Salad will win you over! After having this, you'll never want any other! So fresh and healthy. Add your favorite ingredients to make it your own. This is written for a side salad, but for a lunch salad, I didide it for two people, and just have it for lunch!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 package fresh baby spinach
    3 hard boiled eggs
    3 tablespoons Splenda
    3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
    1.5 tablespoon yellow mustard
    1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms

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Directions

Boil eggs. When cooled, put spinach leaves in large salad bowl. Divide eggs in half. Put all of yolks in separate, small bowl. "Mash" with the tines of a fork. Add Splenda, vinegar and yellow mustard. Mix well, and set aside.

Chop egg yolks. Sprinkle on top of spinach. Add mushrooms, and any other fresh ingredients (especially some slivered almonds). Adjust to your taste.

Add vinegar mixture as dressing over spinach. Toss well and serve immediately! Enjoy this wonderful recipe as often as possible!!!

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRSTEJANO.






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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was a a good blend of sweet and tart. I'm a minimalist when it comes to "dressings", so I'll probably make the "dressing" in 2/3 the amount next time. I'll be taking this in my lunch this week. Thanks for sharing! - 1/28/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I don't understand how you can put "all of yolks" in a separate bowl, mash them, and add other ingredients then "chop egg yolks" and sprinkle over spinach. Could the 2nd egg yolk step be a slip that really means egg whites? - 12/26/10

    Reply from MRSTEJANO (9/18/11)
    No, because the egg yolk is part of the "dressing" when combined with only the mustard, vinegar, and sugar. Then, set that aside while you prepare the salad. Does that help?


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  • I replaced 1T of the apple cider vinegar with red wine vinegar and just a shake of stevia. Also replaced 1T of mustard with whole grain dijon. Added sliced red onion, grape tomatoes (halved), greek olives and freshly grated black pepper. Slivered almonds and freshly grated parmesan to top at end. - 4/21/13

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  • This was a good salad! The dressing was too sweet & thick for my liking. Next time I will decrease the Splenda & increase the Apple Cider. I added cherry tomatoes, sliced mushrooms, toasted almond slivers, avocado & shredded parmesian cheese. Thanks for sharing, will make again! - 5/16/12

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  • I think you meant "chop egg whites and sprinkle", but otherwise this is a GREAT recipe!!!! I will make it again and again. - 9/29/11

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  • The quantity of dressing was just enough to give all the ingredients a light covering, while still allowing the natural flavor of all the fresh vegetables to come through. I added broccoli, red and green onion, carrot, and celery to the mix. Also, for the dressing I used stevia for a sweetner. - 12/8/10

    Reply from MRSTEJANO (9/18/11)
    Great additions! I'll try Stevia next time too! I always add sliced mushrooms, and sometimes top with some fresh, sliced strawberries!


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  • My husband and I enjoyed this for lunch. This is something I will make again. - 12/7/09

    Reply from MRSTEJANO (12/7/09)
    Thanks for your feedback! I think I'll take it to a Open House for Christmas. I just HAVE to balance all those sweet things that others will bring!


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  • This DOES sound good. I don't care for mushrooms -- so I may add julienned zucchini instead.
    Think I'll try it tis weekend. - 5/22/09

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  • This was pretty good! Reminded me of Deviled Eggs, but with greens... YUM! - 4/4/09

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  • my family loved it !!! - 2/9/09

    Reply from MRSTEJANO (2/12/09)
    Thanks for trying my recipe! Now you understand why I think it's the best! I hope you'll always enjoy it!


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