Spinach Salad with Mandarin Orange Dressing

  • Yield: 6 servings


1 (12-ounce) bag fresh spinach, washed, stemmed, and torn into pieces
1/2cup sliced green onions
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
2ounces shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
3tablespoons light brown sugar
1/3cup fat-free chicken broth
3tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2dashes hot sauce
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin orange slices, drained


  1. Combine the spinach, green onions, water chestnuts and Monterey Jack cheese. Toss well and set aside.
  2. Combine the brown sugar; chicken broth, vinegar and hot sauce in a small saucepan. Stir well and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and stir in the mandarin orange slices. Pour the mandarin mixture over the spinach mixture. Toss gently. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 110
  • Fat 2g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 7mg
  • Sodium 154mg