Spinach with Pine Nuts and Cranberries

by Amie on June 18, 2009

This is a perfect side dish to bring to your Summer BBQ…The sweet combination of fresh mango, dried cranberries,  spinach and agave nectar  will be the hit of the party!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked spinach
  • 4 tsp. pine nuts
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 mango, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. orange zest
  • 1/4 tsp. Nu-Salt
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. Greek plain yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper
  • 1 cup apples, chopped
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar or honey
  • 1 tsp. olive oil

Directions

  • On the stove top, heat oil over medium heat in a skillet.  Add garlic; cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  • Add cooked spinach, cranberries, Nu-Salt, pepper and pine nuts.  Gently stir to ensure even cooking.  Add in apples and continue to gently stir.
  • For the Dressing: In a small bowl, combine balsamic vinegar, agave nectar, orange zest and Greek yogurt.  Mix well and set aside.
  • Remove spinach mixture from the heat and place into a large bowl.  Add fresh mango pieces and Greek yogurt mixture; toss gently.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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