• 5 cups (5 ounces) packed torn spinach leaves (about 1/2 of a 10-ounce bag), washed and thick stems removed
  • 1-1/2 cups (3 ounces) thinly sliced mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion rings
  • 1/3 cup prepared fat-free or light red French or honey Dijon salad dressing
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup croutons (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, mushrooms, and onion; toss to mix.
  2. Drizzle the dressing over the salad; toss to coat the greens.
  3. Sprinkle the salad with freshly ground pepper and top with croutons if desired.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 6 cups (4 servings)

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 50
Fiber: 1 grams
Sodium: 208 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 10 grams
Sugars: 7 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1/2 Starch, 1 Vegetable

Book Title: Light and Easy Diabetes Cuisine

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