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Orange & Spinach Salad

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  Avocado 1 Large, cubed
  Italian dressing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, thinly sliced
  Red onion slices 4 , separated into rings
  Spinach 5 Cup (80 tbs), rinsed
  Orange slices 8 , peeled and quartered
  Sliced swiss cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Walnut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

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 mg31%

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

Orange & Spinach Salad Recipe