Donna's Spinach Apple Salad With Warm Balsamic Dressing

There are lots of spinach salad recipes but this one has the added color and textures of the apples and cranberries and combines it with a light warm dressing.

10 ounces fresh spinach 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 large red apples, sliced 2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

Dressing:2/3 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons Splenda or sugar 1/4 cup cranberry juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup low fat sour cream salt and pepper to taste

On individual salad serving plates, arrange distribute spinach. Arrange onions, cranberries, apples, and bacon on top.

In a small saucepan, combine vinegar, Splenda, juice, and mustard. Bring to a boil and continue to boil gently for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in sour cream. Add salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle desired amount over the individual plates of spinach.

Serves 6

Nutritional Information per serving:

Calories: 95 Fat, gm.: 2 Protein, gm.: 2 Carbs, gm.: 17 Cholesterol, mg.: 5 Fiber, gm. 2.7

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