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Tomato and Spinach Salad

By Jason Fung, MD

Tomato and Spinach Salad

As the name implies, this salad is a celebration of all things tomato. The ingredients suggest some varieties that would be tasty, but really, the best salad will come from any tomatoes that you can get fresh and ripe. Toss them with spinach, basil, and pine nuts for extra crunch and a rustic Italian flavor,...
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Break-Fast Meal, Light Meal, Side Dishes
Cuisine American, Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 207 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 yellow tomatoes cut into wedges
  • 8 oz grape tomatoes halved
  • 8 oz baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup basil fresh, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Combine the olive oil and balsamic vinegar in a bowl. Stir until well combined and season to taste.
  • Combine the tomatoes, basil, spinach, and pine nuts in a large bowl.
  • Drizzle the dressing on top, and toss gently to combine.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Tomato and Spinach Salad
Amount per Serving
Calories
207
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
20
g
31
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Sodium
 
50
mg
2
%
Potassium
 
510
mg
15
%
Carbohydrates
 
7
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Vitamin A
 
5868
IU
117
%
Vitamin C
 
24
mg
29
%
Calcium
 
64
mg
6
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Break-Fast Meal, Italian, Light Meal, Mediterranean, 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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