Simplest Side Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 0 min 4
Simplest Side Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Health Highlights
A simple salad that can be served as a side to meats, fish and vegetarian dishes.


8 cup Baby spinach
1 cup Cherry Tomatoes (baby tomatoes - halved)
2 large Carrots (grated)
1 cup Frozen yellow corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
1/4 cup Balsamic vinegar (for vinaigrette)
1 1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard (for vinaigrette)
1/2 tbsp Honey, raw (for vinaigrette)
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for vinaigrette)
1 pinch Sea Salt (for vinaigrette)
1 dash Black pepper (for vinaigrette)


1. Place spinach, tomatoes, carrots, and corn in a large bowl.


2. For balsamic vinaigrette, whisk together the vinegar, mustard and honey in a medium sized bowl. Slowly pour in olive oil in a steady stream, whisking as you go. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


3. Add as much of the balsamic vinaigrette as you like to the bowl of veggies. Toss to combine.


Quick Tips:

Store any leftover dressing in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.

Nutritional Highlights:


A powerhouse of nutrients, it's high in iron, calcium, folate and vitamins A & C.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 171
Calories from fat 70
Calories from saturated fat 13.3
Total Fat 7.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 198 mg
Potassium 691 mg
Total Carbohydrate 23.8 g
Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
Sugars 11.7 g
Protein 3.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 3.4

Energy sources