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Spinach Salad with Rhubarb and Feta

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Spinach Salad with Rhubarb and Feta

Spinach Salad with Rhubarb and Feta - Great mix of spicy and fruity aromas. Photo: Marieke Dammann

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Health Score:
8,3 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
Calories:
278
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Rhubarb is rich in potassium, a mineral which can have a positive influence on blood pressure and helps in carbohydrate utilization and protein synthesis. 

Also try the salad with peanuts instead of cashew nuts. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie278 kcal(13 %)
Protein10 g(10 %)
Fat21 g(18 %)
Carbohydrates10 g(7 %)
Sugar added3 g(12 %)
Roughage5.5 g(18 %)
Vitamin A0.4 mg(50 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2.1 mg(18 %)
Vitamin K173 μg(288 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂2.3 mg(209 %)
Niacin2.5 mg(21 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate67 μg(22 %)
Pantothenic acid0.2 mg(3 %)
Biotin4.3 μg(10 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.1 μg(3 %)
Vitamin C35 mg(37 %)
Potassium680 mg(17 %)
Calcium224 mg(22 %)
Magnesium47 mg(16 %)
Iron2 mg(13 %)
Iodine32 μg(16 %)
Zinc1 mg(13 %)
Saturated fatty acids6 g
Uric acid42 mg
Cholesterol21 mg
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Ingredients

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2
Ingredients
2 Tbsps Cashews
10 ozs Rhubarb (2 stalks)
1 ½ Tbsps olive oil
2 tsps Maple syrup
3 ozs Baby spinach
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
salt
peppers
2 ozs Feta
How healthy are the main ingredients?
RhubarbFetaCashewolive oilMaple syrupapple cider vinegar

Preparation steps

1.

Roast the cashew nuts in a pan at low to medium heat until they are lightly browned and fragrant. Remove and put aside.

2.

Wash and clean the rhubarb, dab dry and cut into 1/2-1" wide pieces. Heat 1/2 tbsp. olive oil in a frying pan and fry the rhubarb pieces for 2-3 minutes at medium heat. Add 1 tsp maple syrup and caramelize for a further 2-3 minutes. Take out and put aside.

3.

Wash the spinach and spin dry. Mix remaining oil and maple syrup with apple vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Add spinach to the dressing and mix.

4.

Put the spinach salad on 2 plates. Spread caramelized rhubarb and creamy seeds on top. Crumble feta over the salad and serve.