Healthy Recipes: Watermelon & Spinach Salad
Did you know National Watermelon Day is right around the corner? That’s right, August 8th is the one day a year we pay tribute to this fine fruit enjoyed so much during warm summer months. Prepare this Watermelon & Spinach Salad recipe this Friday in honor is the holiday!
4 cups Spinach, fresh
4 cups Watermelon, cubed
2 ounces Goat cheese, crumbled
2 ounces Mirin Flax Splash (see recipe below)
- Toss fresh spinach with mirin flax dressing.
- Plate 1 cup of spinach, top with watermelon cubes and goat cheese crumbles.
Serves: 4 (1 cup of spinach)
Sodium: 90 mg
Carbohydrates: 14 g
Protein: 4 g
Mirin Flax Splash
2 ½ cups Mirin
2 ½ teaspoons Fresh ginger, grated
15 teaspoons Soy sauce, low sodium
2 ½ teaspoons Sesame oil
5 tablespoons Ground flax seeds
5 teaspoons Sugar
- Combine all ingredients and whisk
Chef’s Note: Mirin can be purchased at Asian markets and health food stores. Mirin is a fermented rice seasoning liquid.
Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon