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Spruced-Up Spinach Salad

Categories: No cook, Quick to fix, St. Patrick's Day
Type: Salads

This spinach salad is a healthy way to deliver the cheddar cheese and bacon that your family loves!

Serves: 6 servings


  • 9 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 3 thin slices sweet or red onion, separated into rings
  • 3/4 cup shredded nonfat or reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices extra-lean turkey bacon, cooked, drained, and crumbled
  • 2 hard boiled eggs. chopped
  • 3/4 cup Tangy Tomato Dressing or bottled nonfat or reduced-fat French, honey mustard, or ranch salad dressing

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  1. Place the spinach, mushrooms, red pepper, and onion in a large salad bowl, and toss to mix well.
  2. Divide the salad among 4 salad bowls. Top each serving with some of the cheese, bacon, and eggs, and a few spoonfuls of the dressing. Serve immediately.

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Excerpted from The Best-Kept Secrets of Healthy Cooking by Sandra Woodruff, R.D. Copyright � 2000 by Sandra Woodruff.

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