Apple Spinach Salad

Apple Spinach Salad
Recipe type: Salads and Dressings
Serves: 6
  • 1/4 Cup sesame seeds
  • 3 apples; peeled, cored, and diced
  • 3 green onions; thinly sliced
  • 3 celery stalks; diced
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 1/4 Cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 Cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 bunch spinach; torn bite-size
  1. Toast seeds in dry skillet over medium heat, shaking pan constantly until seeds are golden, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl, toss apples, onions and celery with juice of 1 lemon to keep apples from darkening. Set aside.
  3. Blend together mayonnaise, tahineh, honey and remaining lemon juice; the mixture will be very thick. Toss with apple mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and chill at least 1 hour.
  4. Just before serving, place spinach in large bowl, add apple mixture and toss to coat spinach thoroughly. Garnish with sesame seeds.
This recipe yields 6 servings.

Each serving: 202 calories; 127 mg sodium; 3 mg cholesterol; 11 grams fat; 25 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams protein; 1.53 grams fiber.

Serve with warm Italian bread or French baguette.

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