Spinach-And-Berries Salad With Non-Fat Curry Dressing


The foods in this easy recipe are powerhouses of nutrition. Why this recipe is good for you: Super-high antioxidants in spinach and berries; Curry powder is anti-inflammatory; Blueberries stimulate the birth rate of new brain cells in elderly rats, according to Tufts University research.

6 servings


  • 6 ounces fresh spinach, torn in bite-sized pieces

  • 1 cup thickly sliced strawberries

  • 1 cup blueberries

  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced, pulled into rings

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

Non-Fat Curry Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 4 teaspoons honey

  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • Salt, pepper to taste


  1. Wash and dry spinach. Whip together dressing. Add to spinach and toss lightly. Add berries, onion and pecans. Toss lightly.


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

123 Calories
8g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 131mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 26mg 132%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 284mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.