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Watermelon and Spinach Salad

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.

Ingredients

 

•6 c. torn fresh spinach
•3 c. watermelon, seeded and cubed
•1 c. sliced fresh mushrooms
•1 Tbsp. real bacon bits
•1/3 c. Sweet and Sour Dressing (see following recipe)

In large salad bowl, mix all ingredients except dressing. Just before serving, toss spinach mixture with dressing. Makes 6 servings.

Sweet and Sour Salad Dressing

•1/3 c. balsamic or red wine vinegar
•3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
•1/4 c. granulated sugar
•1/4 c. finely chopped onion (about 1/2 medium onion)
•1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
•1/2 tsp. salt

Directions

In large salad bowl, mix all ingredients except dressing. In blender or food processor, process all salad dressing ingredients until blended. Just before serving, toss spinach mixture with dressing. 

 

Makes 6 servings of salad and 1 cup of dressing.

Per Serving: about 82 calories, 3 grams (g) of fat, and 12 g carbohydrate.

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