Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Crunchy Broccoli and Spinach Salad

Just like any family, we intend on trying to slow down on our eating and incorporate healthier foods with the new year. This salad is a great way to get everyone eating veggies! Our little girl is a bit more particular with raw veggies but the dressing in this salad had her eating broccoli like it was candy.


  • 1/4 cup sucanat
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 package (3 ounces) ramen noodles, broken
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  •  chopped broccoli
  • baby spinach
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
 Discard the seasoning packet for the Ramen noodles and crush them up. Brown them in the butter with the almonds over medium low heat just until golden.
Toss the broccoli and spinach together and sprinkle the noodles and almonds on top. In a salad dressing jar, shake together the sucanant, vinegar, oil and soy sauce.
Recipe adapted from Taste of Home
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  1. oh this does sound mighty good and a bit light Love this type of recipe for first of year come see me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

  2. What a great recipe..Thanks I found you at the Barn Hop....your newest follower...Deana....Stop by and see me when you get a chance.

  3. Your meals always look so yummy! We can't wait to see you this weekend!!!

  4. Jessica, this sounds like a wonderful salad. Sometimes I get tired of eating salad the same old plain way...I will be trying this out for sure!!