Banana and Spinach Salad
By Recipes from Moms Like You
Try this unexpected salad combination!

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Category: Salads
Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving:
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Ingredients

1/2 cup pecans
1 tablespoon coffee flavored liqueur or coffee
1/2 cup dried cranberries
2 tablespoons cranberry juice cocktail
2/3 cup fat-free raspberry vinaigrette dressing
3 bananas, cut into slices
1 cup orange sections
2 packages (6 oz. each) baby spinach
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

Directions

Line shallow pan with foil, stir together pecans and coffee liqueur.

Bake at 300°F., 12-15 minutes stirring twice, until toasted.

Set aside.

Combine cranberries and juice, cover and microwave on HIGH 30 seconds, let sit 5 minutes.

Finely chop cranberry mixture in food processor; stir together with vinaigrette.

Toss together cranberry vinaigrette, banana slices and orange sections.

Line plates with spinach and onion; top with banana mixture.

Sprinkle pecans over salad.

Nutritional Information

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