Fantastic Summer Salad


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 101.5
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 21.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g

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Submitted by: AMBROSIAHINO
Fantastic Summer Salad


A lower calorie version of the one that Longhorn's is selling right now A lower calorie version of the one that Longhorn's is selling right now
Number of Servings: 12


    1 bag raw baby spinach
    1 pint fresh strawberries, quartered
    2 cups fresh seedless grapes, halved
    1 can mandarin oranges, drained (I use the ones canned in juice instead of syrup)
    1 cup pecan halves

    top with Raspberry Viniagrette dressing (I prefer Kraft Light)


mix, toss, and enjoy!

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AMBROSIAHINO.


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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Add blueberries to this for extra punch and color. You can also create your own dressing by starting with a low cal poppy seed dressing, adding a couple of T of sugar free raspberry preserves and couple of T. of champagne Vinegar. I've also toasted pecans and sprinkled a few on top. - 7/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good and my mom loved it also! - 6/29/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Lay a piece of broiled tilapia or chicken strips on top and you've got a delicious meal! Great recipe. - 7/2/09

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  • it looks gorgeous! Problem with things like this, I could eat the whole thing!!!! - 8/25/13

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  • This is my favorite salad. I like it with poppyseed dressing, or my new favorite lower calorie dressing is Ken's Sweet Vidalia Onion - Light. - 8/17/11

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  • I hate the taste of raspberry. Is there any other kind if dressing that will go with it? It looks yummy! - 2/24/11

    Reply from AMBROSIAHINO (11/13/11)
    I've had people say poppyseed goes well. I'm sure any fruity or sweet & tangy dressing would go good. I've seen a strawberry vinigrette that looked like it would be awesome

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  • Loved this recipe. I've made it twice for lunch this week, and my kids ate it all. They liked theirs with no dressing. - 8/4/10

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  • I actually had this exact salad for dinner last night. The light raspberry vinegarette has a very refreshing taste!! I used sliced almonds, yummy!!! - 7/21/09

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  • Very Good Salad! I made it for a dinner party at a friends house and it was a huge hit! - 7/9/09

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  • This salad sounds sooooooo delicious, I will definitely make it. Will take some of the suggestions that members made in their comments/ratings. - 7/7/09

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  • I made this salad for a 4th of July picnic, it was a hit. I added some dried cranberries to this recipe and it was just what it needed some color and a bit of surprise. Just one suggestion, which I will do next time is add the dressing at the last minute before you serve. Very Good will make again. - 7/5/09

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  • This was very good. I filled my plate with spinach (3 cups) and then topped it with 1/2 of the fruit mixture and a Tablespoon or dressing. For my friend I did the same to the amount of spinach she choose and added crumbled feta on top. Adds extra calories to her salad, but she liked it. - 6/27/09

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  • Can't wait to try this - 6/16/09

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  • Love it!!!!! I even make it in winter and sometimes vary the fruits.. - 6/9/09

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  • Sounds delicious! Will try it!! - 6/9/09

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  • I didn't use the dressing because I thought it looked great without - and I was right. Yummy and unusual salad. - 6/7/09

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  • This looks so yummy. I will have to try it soon! - 6/7/09

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