Maple-Glazed Almonds and Spinach Salad

Maple-Glazed Almonds and Spinach Salad

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 20 min 30 min 8

Ingredients


1 bulb(s) Fennel (large, trimmed)
16 cup Spinach (baby, rinsed and dried)
4 medium Orange
1/2 cup whole Almonds, raw
2 tsp Maple syrup
1/4 cup Rice vinegar
1/3 cup Passion fruit juice (bottled nectar, for dressing)
2 tsp Olive oil (+ 1/4 cup for dressing)
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard (for dressing)
1/4 cup Apple cider vinegar (for dressing)
2 medium Yellow onion (chopped, for dressing)

Instructions


1. To make Salad:
Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C. Coat rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Mix oil and maple syrup in small bowl. Add almonds, and toss to coat; spread over baking dish, and bake, stirring occasionally, 12 to 18 minutes, or until golden. Let cool completely.

2. Peel oranges using sharp paring knife, removing white pith. Cut oranges lengthwise into quarters, then slice crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces.

3. Cut fennel lengthwise into quarters, then crosswise into thin slices.

4. To make Dressing:
Whisk all ingredients in medium bowl; season to taste with salt and pepper.

5. Combine spinach, oranges, fennel and dressing in large bowl; toss well. Divide among 8 plates, sprinkle with almonds and serve.
 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 153
Calories from fat 57
Calories from saturated fat 5.3
Total Fat 6.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 72 mg
Potassium 719 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18.9 g
Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
Sugars 10.3 g
Protein 5.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.6
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.8

Energy sources


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Notes:

Spinach

is an excellent source of iron and some important B vitamins!

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