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Spinach Salad with Apples and Eggs

Spinach Salad with Apples and Eggs

168 Ratings
168 Ratings
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Spinach Salad with Apples and Eggs
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Preparation Time: 45 minutes

Enjoy a simply delicious spinach salad with hard-boiled eggs, apples, and dried figs.

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 apples
  • 8 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cup dried figs (about 16 figs or one 7-oz pkg)
  • 1 cup whole-grain croutons
  • 1/2 cup light honey mustard or poppy seed dressing

Directions

  1. To hard boil-eggs: Place eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in a single layer. Add cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. Heat over high heat just to boiling. Remove from heat and cover. Let eggs stand in hot water about 12 minutes. Drain and fill pan with cold water; let sit 10-15 minutes. Peel and slice. (If making ahead, refrigerate cooked unpeeled eggs)
  2. Prepare other ingredients while eggs are cooking and cooling.
  3. Wash, slice, and core apples.
  4. Cut apples and dried figs into bite-sized chunks.
  5. Wash and drain spinach.
  6. To plate, divide ingredients evenly among four plates, top spinach with apples, eggs, dried figs, and croutons. Drizzle with dressing

Notes

Serving Suggestions: Serve with a glass of 100% grape juice and vanilla or lemon low-fat yogurt.

Source:

Produce For Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 360
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 185 mg
Sodium 560 mg
Carbohydrates 59 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugars 33 g
Added Sugars included 5 g
Protein 9 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 150 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 845 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 360
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.4 g
Omega 3 - EPA 3 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 19 mg
Cholesterol 185 mg
Carbohydrates 59 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Total Sugars 33 g
Added Sugars included 5 g
Protein 9 g
Minerals
Calcium 150 mg
Potassium 845 mg
Sodium 560 mg
Copper 270 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 97 mg
Phosphorus 178 mg
Selenium 21 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 358 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.6 mcg
Vitamin C 12 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 304 mcg
Folate 161 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.5 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 137 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1 1/4 cups
Vegetables 1 cup
Grains 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 ounce
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