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Spinach and Pecan Salad with Lemon Dressing

The lemon dressing in this salad keeps spinach greens fresh while packing in a fresh acidity sure to excite your tongue.


1½ pounds fresh spinach, cleaned and trimmed
½ cup of pecans, chopped (may also use pecan halves)
1 clove garlic (minced)
1 teaspoon sugar
1 lemon rind, grated
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons fat free sour cream
½ cup oil


  1. Blend all ingredients except spinach for 15 seconds.  Toss with spinach and serve.

Preparation time: 20 minutes



Nutritional Information

Based on 6 servings.

Per serving:

Calories 260
Total Fat 26g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 17g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 290mg
Carbohydrates 8g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Protein 4g