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Nutrition Facts

Calories 252
  Calories from Fat 125 (50%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(8%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(12%)Sodium 294mg
(27%)Potassium 932mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
(22%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 11g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(9%)Protein 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Wilted Spinach Salad with Caramelized Onions


  • 3 lbs yellow onions

  • Cooking spray, as needed

  • 1 1/2 Tbs olive oil

  • 1 tsp crushed, dried thyme

  • 1 tsp crushed, dried rosemary

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 1 bunch spinach (or as needed)

  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes (or as needed)

  • Pine nuts, as needed

  • 1/2 cup vinaigrette dressing (or as needed)

Eating your greens won't be a chore with this Mediterranean-inspired salad—full of spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, and pine nuts.


  • Halve and slice onions. Coat 12-inch skillet with cooking spray.
  • Over medium heat, cook onions in oil for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until soft and golden.
  • Stir in thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper; set caramelized onions aside.
  • Toss crisp, fresh spinach leaves with hot caramelized onions, sun-dried tomatoes, and pine nuts.
  • Drizzle with warmed vinaigrette dressing and toss well.

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