Recipe: Superfood salad

Last updated 15:00 28/01/2013
superfood salad

JUST SUPER: Superfood salad is full of potassium and other energy-giving nutrients.

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This is the perfect potassium-rich salad to enjoy this time of year. Serve with free-range chicken or alongside steamed or grilled white fish. Vegetarians can add almonds, pistachios or chickpeas for added protein.

NEED TO KNOW

Main ingredient Spinach
Type of dish Salad
Course Side dish
Cooking time <30 min
Serves/makes 4 - 6
Special options Healthy

SUPERFOOD SALAD WITH RASPBERRY DRESSING

500g spinach leaves, about 2 cups for each person
1 small bunch parsley, chopped
250g (1 cup) cherry tomatoes
1 small red onion
6 apricots, halved
250g blueberries
2 Tablespoons goji berries
2 Tablespoons pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup raspberries
1/4 cup cold-pressed olive oil

1. Make the dressing: squash raspberries with a fork then whisk in the olive oil. Keeps in the fridge for four days.

2. Place spinach in a large serving bowl. Add the remaining salad ingredients. Drizzle with dressing just before serving and enjoy.

Nutrition without dressing: protein, five grams; total fat, 1.8 grams; saturated, 0.2 grams; carbs, 16.3 grams; fibre, 7.6 grams; sodium, 34 milligrams; potassium, 1200 milligrams; kilojoules, 435.

Nutrition per serve of dressing: protein, 0.2 grams; total fat, 9.8 grams; saturated, 1.4 grams; sodium, 0.3 milligrams; carbs, one gram; kilojoules, 385.

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