Maple-Glazed Almonds and Spinach Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 8
Maple-Glazed Almonds and Spinach Salad
Health Rating


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


To Make Salad:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Coat rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Mix oil and maple syrup in a small bowl. Add almonds, and toss to coat; spread over the baking dish, and bake, stirring occasionally, 12 to 18 minutes, or until golden. Let cool completely.
  2. Peel oranges, removing the 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.

To Make Dressing:

  1. To make the dressing, whisk passion fruit juice, olive oil, dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, rice vinegar, and chopped onion in a medium bowl; season to taste with salt and pepper if desired.
  2. Combine spinach, oranges, fennel, and dressing in a large bowl; toss well. Divide among plates, sprinkle with almonds and serve.



  • Dried fruit, feta cheese, or seeds like pumpkin or sunflower seeds 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 204
Calories from fat 118
Calories from saturated fat 13.7
Total Fat 13.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.9 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

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