Spinach Salad with Warm Dijon Vinaigrette

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound (about 5 cups) baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup shaved Pecorino Romano
  • 1/4 cup toasted pecans
  • 1/8 cup red onions
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

Preparation

  1. Toss the spinach, cheese, pecans and onions in a large bowl.
  2. In a small saucepan or skillet, heat the butter over medium heat. Let the butter melt, then whisk it for about 3 minutes or until it darkens slightly and smells nutty.
  3. Remove the saucepan or skillet from the heat, then whisk in the mustard, honey and vinegar.
  4. Drizzle the warm dressing over the salad, then toss and serve.

Nutritional Information per Serving

  • 204 Calories
  • 19 g Fat
  • 39 mg Cholesterol
  • 161.5 mg Sodium
  • 6 g Carbohydrate
  • 2 g Fiber
  • 5 g Protein

Source: the kitchn

Photo credit: Marcus Irven on Flickr

Not every recipe on our site is appropriate for every person with diabetes. Please follow the recommendations of your doctor, dietitian or nutritionist.

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