Spinach-and-Orange Salad with Almonds and Honey-Sesame Dressing

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The Asian-flavored dressing for this salad also makes a great dip for raw veggies, spring rolls, and dumplings.

  • SERVINGServings

Ingredients

  • Salad
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 5 oz. baby spinach (6 cups)
  • 2 large oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 Tbs. sesame seeds
  • Honey-Sesame Dressing
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 Tbs. rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 3 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbs. dark sesame oil

Preparation

  1. To make Salad: Toast almonds in dry skillet over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, or until light brown. Cool.
  2. Arrange spinach on a platter, and top with orange sections and almonds.
  3. To make Honey-Sesame Dressing: Blend honey, vinegar, soy sauce, and red pepper flakes in food processor. Pour in vegetable oil and sesame oil, and blend until smooth. Drizzle 1/4 cup Honey-Sesame Dressing over salad, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Calories: 185
  • Carbohydrate Content: 21 g
  • Fat Content: 11 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 360 mg
  • Sugar Content: 17 g