Spinach Salad w/Apples & Eggs

By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
Enjoy a simply delicious spinach salad with hard-boiled eggs, apples, and dried figs.

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  • Prep Time: 45 minutes

Main Dishes

Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 2.25
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, White, Green


  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 Piñata (or Gala) apples
  • 8 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cup dried figs (about 16 figs or one 7-oz pkg)
  • 1 cup whole grain croutons
  • ½ cup light honey-mustard or poppyseed dressing
  • Directions

    Hard-boil the eggs ...

    1. Place eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in single layer.
    2. Add cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. Heat over high heat just to boiling.
    3. Remove from heat and cover.
    4. Let eggs stand in hot water about 12 minutes.
    5. Drain and fill pan with cold water; let sit 10-15 minutes.
    6. Peel and slice. (This can be done ahead. If making ahead, refrigerate cooked unpeeled eggs.)

     Prepare other ingredients while eggs are cooking and cooling ...

    1. Wash, slice, and core apples.
    2. Cut apples and dried figs into bite-size chunks.
    3. Wash and drain spinach.
    4. To plate, divide ingredients evenly among 4 plates, top spinach with apples, eggs, dried figs, and croutons. Drizzle with dressing.

    Nutritional Information

    • Calories:    360
    • Carbohydrates:    59g
    • Total Fat:    11g
    • Cholesterol:    185mg
    • Saturated Fat:   2g
    • Dietary Fiber:    10g
    • % of Calories from Fat:    28%
    • Sodium:    560 mg
    • Protein:    9g
    • Recipe Credit
    • Recipe courtesy of Stemilt, Juice Products Association & Egg Nutrition Center.



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