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Recipe: Blue cheese, walnut spinach salad

Recipe: Blue cheese, walnut spinach salad

Blue cheese, walnut spinach salad — one of many healthy recipes from Mayo Clinic.

This is a gluten-free recipe.

Directions

Combine ingredients for dressing in a blender or processor. Chill.

Toss spinach greens with dressing and mound a generous 1 cup onto chilled plates.

Layer vegetables, walnuts and blue cheese crumbles on top of spinach.

Serve.


Ingredients

Dressing

  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 teaspoons plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 pounds spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced cucumbers
  • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles

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Calories80 
Carbohydrate7 g 
Cholesterol2 mg 
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Saturatedfat1 g 
ServingsizeAbout 2 cups 
Sodium100 mg 
TotalFat4 g 

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