Spinach Salad with Creamy Beet Dressing - 2 Guiding Stars
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Beets are naturally high in sugar and the canned versions are both soft and have enough salt to make them a delicious base for a simple salad dressing. Note that this salad calls for a beet as part of the veg as well, so set aside enough for your salad before chopping what you need for your dressing.



  • ½ cup finely chopped canned beets
  • 1½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1½ tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 4 Tbsp. low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil


  • ⅓ cup green beans
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 2 endives, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 small canned beet, sliced


  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  2. Bring a small pan of water to a boil. Add green beans and cook until just tender (2 minutes). Drain and run under cold water immediately to stop cooking process.
  3. Toss salad ingredients together and serve with dressing on the side.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 105; Total Fat 7g (9% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1g (5% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 185mg (8% DV); Total Carbohydrate 10g (3% DV); Dietary Fiber 4g (14% DV); Total Sugars 4g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 3g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 10% DV; Potassium 10% DV; Vitamin K 190% DV; Folate 30% DV; Manganese 25% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/spinach-salad-with-creamy-beet-dressing/
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