Recipe: Spinach Salad with Turkey

Saturday, March 12, 2011 • Chicago, IL 60657


Spinach salad with turkeyHigh in protein and low in calories, this simple salad is perfect for lunch or dinner. Feel free to mix things up by adding your favorite crisp raw vegetables, or replacing the turkey with fish, chicken, or the vegetarian protein source of your choice!

Salad:

  • 8 oz. leaf spinach, washed and stems removed
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 12 oz. cooked turkey breast meat, cut in bite-sized pieces

Dressing:

  • 4 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 or 2 small garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Place all dressing ingredients in small bowl. Whisk together and set aside. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients. Drizzle with dressing and toss gently. Serves 4.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional Information (per serving)
CaloriesProteinFiberCarbsFat TotalSaturated Fat
19322 grams2 grams12 grams8 grams2 grams