Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette
cups fresh shelled peas (about 1 1/2 pounds unshelled)
cups baby spinach or arugula
cups baby Swiss chard, torn red-tip leaf lettuce, or torn romaine lettuce
cup 3- to 4-inch strips green onions
cup chopped fresh strawberries
cup cider vinegar
cup salad oil
- In a medium stainless-steel or enamel saucepan combine strawberries and vinegar. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Pour the vinegar-berry mixture through a fine-mesh strainer; let the liquid drain into a bowl. Discard the berries. Transfer vinegar to a jar or bottle. Cover tightly with a nonmetallic lid (or cover with plastic wrap and tightly seal with a metal lid). Chill for at least one hour.
- In a medium saucepan cook peas, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water for 3 minutes. Drain and cool. Arrange peas, spinach, baby Swiss chard, and green onions in rows in a large platter or in a serving bowl.
- In a screw-top jar combine 1/4 cup of the vinegar-berry mixture and salad oil. Cover; shake well. Drizzle over salad. Store any remaining dressing in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts(Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette)
- Per serving:
- 97 kcal cal.,
- 7 g fat
- (1 g sat. fat,
- 38 mg sodium,
- 7 g carb.,
- 2 g fiber,
- 3 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet