Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Wilted Spinach Salad

(makes 8 servings)

18-ounce (240 g) bag freshly baby spinach leaves, washed and dried
1/4cup (30 g) minced shallot or red onion
3tablespoons (45 ml) olive oil
1/4cup (60 ml) unsweetened apple juice
2tablespoons (30 ml) cider vinegar
1teaspoon (5 ml) Dijon mustard
  1. Place the spinach in a salad bowl.
  2. In a small skillet, saute shallot in 1 tablespoon (15 ml) of the olive oil until limp. Whisk in the apple juice and cider vinegar. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes until reduced by half.
  3. Remove from heat and quickly whisk in remaining olive oil and Dijon mustard. Immediately pour over spinach and toss. Serve at once.
Per serving:60 calories (75% calories from fat), 1 g protein, 5 g total fat (0.7 g saturated fat), 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 39 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:1 fat



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