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A flavorful, enticing mix of fresh strawberries, white beans and edamame in a light vinaigrette, nested on baby spinach and topped with crumbled feta cheese.
 
 
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $10.47 ($2.62/serving)*
 
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Vinaigrette

  • 1½ Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp pepper

Salad

  • 1½ cup shelled edamame
  • 1½ cup Naturipe strawberries, quartered
  • 1 15-oz can low-sodium white beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup red onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 6 cups baby spinach
Cook edamame according to package directions, while preparing remaining ingredients. Rinse under cool water and drain. In a small bowl, whisk vinaigrette ingredients. In a medium bowl, toss all ingredients except spinach and vinaigrette. Serve on individual plates by nesting strawberry, white bean and edamame mix atop spinach. Drizzle with dressing.

Complete this Healthy Plate: Serve with an 8 oz glass of non-fat milk.
 
Serves: 4
 
Fruits & Veggies per Serving
2 Cups
Nutrition Info
Calories: 270
Total Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 2g
% of Calories from Fat: 33%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 7%
Protein: 14g
Carbohydrates: 30g
Cholesterol: 10mg
Dietary Fiber: 10g
Sodium: 350mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, thiamin, folate, calcium and magnesium, and a good source of riboflavin and phosphorus.

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online, Spring 2015.

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