Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Curry! In Salad!

Can't get enough of this one, so thought I ought to be nice and share.  Enjoy!

Spinach Salad With Berries and Curry Dressing
discovered at All Recipes -- great site, if you haven't tried it

Trust me. The curry is good!
6 ounces of fresh spinach (about 6 cups), torn into bite-size pieces
1 cup thickly sliced strawberries
1 cup blueberries (out of your yard?)
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Non-Fat Curry Dressing

2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
2 Tbs. rice vinegar (seasoned or unseasoned both work)
1 Tb. plus 1 tsp. honey
1 tsp. curry powder
2 tsps. Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste

Wash and dry spinach. Whip together dressing ingredients. Add to spinach and toss lightly. Add berries, onion and pecans. Toss lightly and serve.

Serves 6, generously.
Per serving: 117 calories, 2 g protein, 6.4g fat (0.5g saturated), 3g fiber, 13.6g carbohydrates, 67mg sodium.

My comments: make a double batch of dressing so you'll have some for later, because this stuff is awesome! One of the things I like about this particular recipe is that we can grow the main ingredients here in our small yard. Our current planting of strawberries would only do one go around, but it's a start!

**Note on the photo: In the "real" batch we did, there is more spinach than you see in the photo. We threw this together (again) between work and choir practice and didn't want to make 6 servings. Hence, proportions aren't quite correct.

2 comments:

chacha1 said...

Sounds like a very delicious antioxidant vitamin explosion!

R K Young said...

Why, I do believe you are correct!

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