Fig, Grape, and Spinach Salad

Fig, Grape and Spinach Salad2

This seasonal salad is a refreshing treat year-round, but its earthy ingredients really sing in the cooler weather. Antioxidant-rich figs and grapes add sweetness, and iron-rich spinach contributes a green, leafy crunch. Topping this salad with walnuts and roasted seeds adds protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. Place this dish on your holiday table, and its vibrant colors and flavors will wow your friends and family!

Fig, Grape and Spinach Salad

Fig, Grape and Spinach Salad

Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe | Calories: 212 | Total Fat: 17 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: mg | Sodium: 98 mg | Carbohydrates: 14 g | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugars: 10 g | Protein: 2 g | SmartPoints: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 - 3 figs, quartered
  • 12 (more or less) grapes, halved
  • Spinach
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1/8 cup roasted pumpkin seeds or roasted squash seeds
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

Mix the spinach, figs, grapes, squash seeds and walnuts in a bowl or on a salad plate.

In a small bowl, whisk the balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and salt. Adjust the taste.

Pour the dressing on the salad when ready to eat.

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