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Tuna Spinach Salad

Tuna Spinach Salad

Ingredients 
12 cups pre-washed fresh trimmed spinach 
1 (7.1-oz.) pouch or two 6-oz cans drained chunk light or premium albacore tuna (Note: Any kind of fresh or canned fish may be used instead.)
1 cup medium onions, thinly sliced into wedges or rings 
1 cup crumble blue cheese 
1/4 to 1/2 cup candied pecans or favorite candied nuts 
Desired amount balsamic vinaigrette or any cream based dressing

Directions 
For each serving, place 3 cups fresh spinach on plate. 
Gently flake 1/2 cup tuna over spinach. 
Top with 1/4 cup each of onions and crumbled blue cheese. 
Sprinkle salad with 1 to 2 tablespoons candied pecans. 
Serve with desired amount of dressing.

Serving Suggestion
This salad complements many easy on-hand accompaniments such as fresh berries (raspberry, boysenberry, blueberries, or strawberries), crisp crumbled bacon, or tear drop tomatoes. Try any of these the next time you make this outstanding salad.

Serves 4

This recipe proudly provided by National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition facts

  • Calories 402
  • Calories from Fat 165 (41%)
  • Total Fat 18g (28%)
  • Saturated Fat 7g (36%)
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 93mg (31%)
  • Sodium 553mg (23%)
  • Potassium 1063mg (30%)
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g (13%)
  • Sugars 2g
  • Sugar Alcohols 0g
  • Protein 50g (100%)

* 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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