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

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.

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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