Turkey Spinach Salad with Maple Dressing

Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.´╝îMakes: 2 servings

“My husband and I love to hike in New England,” writes Jessica Gerschitz of Jericho, New York. “The maple syrup in Vermont is wonderful, and we always bring some home to extend the vacation spirit. This recipe I created reminds us of those lovely days.”


  • 6 ounces fresh baby spinach (about 7 cups)
  • 1/4 pound sliced deli smoked turkey, cut into strips
  • 2/3 cup sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 hard-boiled large egg, chopped
  • 1/3 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup walnut halves
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped shallot
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat.


3-1/2 cups: 387 calories, 22g fat (3g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 617mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 4g fiber), 21g protein.

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