Orange & Spinach Salad Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Avocado1 Large, cubed
 Italian dressing1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Mushrooms1⁄2 Pound, thinly sliced
 Red onion slices4 , separated into rings
 Spinach5 Cup (80 tbs), rinsed
 Orange slices8 , peeled and quartered
 Sliced swiss cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Walnut1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2336 Calories from Fat 1605

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 187 g287.2%

Saturated Fat 41.2 g206.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 93 mg

Sodium 4513.4 mg188.1%

Total Carbohydrates 150 g50%

Dietary Fiber 36.4 g145.8%

Sugars 80.1 g

Protein 46 g92.4%

Vitamin A 329.2% Vitamin C 152.6%

Calcium 80.8% Iron 59.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Measure out 1/4 cup of avocado cubes and set remainder aside. Puree the 1/4 cup avocado with 1 cup Italian Dressing in a blender.
Combine mushrooms, remaining avocado cubes and onion rings in a shallow dish. Pour dressing over top and chill for one hour.
Walnut Croutons: In a small skillet, melt butter over low heat. Add salt and walnut pieces. Stir and cook over medium heat until nuts are lightly toasted. Set aside to cool.
Pat spinach leaves dry and place on a serving platter. Drain the chilled vegetables; reserve dressing. Spoon vegetables over spinach. Arrange orange slices and Swiss cheese over top.
Serve with remaining dressing and garnish with Walnut Croutons.