Salads

Spinach Mandarin Poppy Seed Salad Recipe

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Even though it is almost May, we still have a little snow here in Utah. I am not a cold person, so I drown my winter sorrows by eating food that reminds me of summer! This recipe comes from Our Best Bites and is one of my family's favorites! It is perfect to bring to a summer barbecue or eat in your sweat pants dreaming of warm summer days. :)

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8 ounces (1/2 bag) of baby spinach
1/2 head Romaine lettuce, chopped
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
1 avocado, cubed
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 (12 ounce) package bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 large can Mandarin oranges, drained

Poppy Seed Dressing:
1/3 cup white vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon mustard
1 green onion, ends removed
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon poppy seeds
Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve. When ready to serve, toss salad with desired amount of salad dressing and serve immediately. If you anticipate...
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Nutritions

Calories
531

Sodium
837mg
34% DV

Fat
39g
60% DV

Protein
12g
25% DV

Carbs
29g
9% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV