Spinach and Grapefruit Salad with Citrus Maple Dressing


Spinach and Grapefruit Salad with Citrus Maple Dressing


Quantity Ingredients
1/4 cup walnut halves
4 cups spinach
1 grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup low-fat goat cheese
1/4 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp minced fresh ginger root
1 clove garlic, crushed


Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

Bake walnuts on a baking sheet for 5 to 7 minutes, until lightly brown and fragrant.

Remove from oven; set aside to cool.

In a large bowl, toss spinach with grapefruit, onion, mushrooms, goat cheese and toasted walnuts.

In a small bowl, whisk together grapefruit juice, lemon juice, maple syrup, olive oil, mustard, ginger root and garlic.

Drizzle salad with dressing; serve immediately.

Per 1-3/4 cup (425 ml) serving of salad with 2 tbsp (25 ml) Citrus Maple Dressing: 208 cal, 8 g pro, 14 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 16 g carb, 3 g fibre, 0 mg chol, 168 mg sodium

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen