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Strawberry Balsamic Salad with Maple Walnuts

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Strawberry Balsamic Salad with Maple Walnuts

Course: Salad
Keyword: gluten-free, grain-free, vegetarian
Calorie: 300-400, Under 400
Fiber: 5-10g
Servings: 2
Calories: 387kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Walnuts
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 4 cups Baby Spinach
  • 1 cup Strawberries (sliced)
  • 1/4 cup Goat Cheese (crumbled)
  • 1 1/2 tsps Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt

Instructions

  • Toast walnuts in a pan over medium heat. When slightly browned, coat with maple syrup. Turn heat to low and stir until sticky (about 2 minutes). Remove from heat.
  • Divide spinach into bowls. Top with strawberries, goat cheese and toasted walnuts.
  • Whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil and salt. Drizzle desired amount of dressing over your salad and enjoy!

Notes

  • More Protein

    Add quinoa, edamame, chickpeas or strips of chicken breast.
  • Save Time

    Leave the walnuts raw and add maple syrup to the dressing.
  • No Goat Cheese

    Use feta or cashew cheese instead.
  • Storage

    Refrigerate in an airtight container with dressing in a separate container up to 2 to 3 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 2g | Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 33g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 264mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 5635IU | Vitamin C: 60mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 3mg

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