Baby Spinach with Blue Cheese Buttermilk Dressing

Author: Canadian Living

For the dressing, use a blue cheese, such as Stilton, Roquefort or Danish.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (10 oz/284 g) baby spinach (about 10 cups/2.5 L), trimmed
  • 2 cups thinly sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup slivered dried apricot
  • 1/4 cup slivered dried cranberry
  • 1/4 cup sliced almond toasted
Blue Cheese Buttermilk Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 teaspoon wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup shredded blue cheese

Method

Blue Cheese Buttermilk Dressing: In bowl, whisk together buttermilk, mayonnaise, chives, vinegar, mustard, hot pepper sauce and garlic; stir in cheese. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.)

Place spinach in salad bowl; top with mushrooms, cranberries and almonds. Pour dressing over top; toss to coat.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 136 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 75.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 4 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 32.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 8.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 23.0
  • Vitamin C 18.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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