Sesame Strawberry Spinach Salad
Strawberries and spinach join a pungent dressing in this unusual salad combo. Sesame oil and balsamic vinegar give this version of poppy seed dressing a bit more robust taste.
1/2 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1 1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 bunches fresh spinach - chopped, washed and dried
1 pint strawberries, halved
- Whisk together the Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, sesame seeds, sesame oil, poppy seeds, dried onion, paprika, oil and vinegar. Refrigerate until chilled.
- In a salad bowl, combine the spinach and strawberries. Drizzle with dressing, toss lightly and serve.
Makes 4 servings.
Note: Submitted by a home cook, this recipe has not been tested by the Splenda® Test Kitchens.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 370; Calories from Fat: 290; Total Fat: 32g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 140mg; Total Carbs: 19g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugars: 5g; Protein: 7g.
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.