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Triple Berry and Jicama Spinach Salad

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Triple Berry and Jicama Spinach Salad
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6
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Looking for a fruity salad? Then check out this triple berry and jicama spinach salad – a colorful side dish.

Ingredients

Dressing

1/4
cup fresh raspberries
3
tablespoons hot pepper jelly
2
tablespoons canola oil
2
tablespoons raspberry vinegar or red wine vinegar
2
medium jalapeño chiles, seeded, finely chopped (2 tablespoons)
2
teaspoons finely chopped shallot
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
small clove garlic, crushed

Salad

1
bag (6 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves
1
cup bite-size strips (1x1/4x1/4 inch), peeled jicama
1
cup fresh blackberries
1
cup fresh raspberries
1
cup sliced fresh strawberries

Directions

  • 1 In small food processor or blender, combine all dressing ingredients; process until smooth.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss spinach and 1/4 cup of the dressing. On 6 serving plates, arrange salad. To serve, top each salad with jicama, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and drizzle with scant 1 tablespoon of remaining dressing.
Tips  

Spinach is a super source of folic acid, needed for cells to function normally. Recent studies show that as many as 40% of Americans don't meet their folic acid requirement. —Diane Reader, Dietitian.

Like things spicy-hot? Try a serrano chile in place of the jalapeño chile.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
45
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
(
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
125mg
5%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
(
Dietary Fiber
5g
22%
,
Sugars
9g
)
Protein
2g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%
60%
Vitamin C
70%
70%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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