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Spinach and Strawberry Salad

By Jason Fung, MD

Spinach and Strawberry Salad

This classic spring recipe pairs the sweetness of strawberries with fresh, crisp spinach. A bright sherry-bacon vinaigrette adds just the right pop of flavor that is balanced with the fatty addition of avocado. Recipe from Dr. Hyman
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Light Meal, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 313 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 strips turkey bacon crispy cooked, crumbled
  • 2 handfuls spinach
  • 8 strawberries cut in half
  • 1 avocado ripe, pitted, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tbsp turkey bacon fat melted
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra-virgin
  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Cook the turkey bacon in a heavy bottomed pan until crispy. Set aside and reserve the fat for preparing the dressing.
  • Wash and then dry the spinach. Tear into bite-sized pieces and place in a large bowl.
  • Prep the berries and avocado, and then add to the spinach.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the turkey bacon fat, olive oil and vinegar. Add the pepper and pour over the greens.
  • Toss to distribute the dressing and divide onto two plates.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Spinach and Strawberry Salad
Amount per Serving
Calories
313
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
29
g
45
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Cholesterol
 
1
mg
0
%
Sodium
 
56
mg
2
%
Potassium
 
728
mg
21
%
Carbohydrates
 
13
g
4
%
Fiber
 
8
g
33
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Vitamin A
 
2960
IU
59
%
Vitamin C
 
47
mg
57
%
Calcium
 
49
mg
5
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Light Meal, Side Dishes
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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