honey dijon spinach salad
  • (2 cups) Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • (1) red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • (15 oz. can) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
    (1 3/4 cups)
  • (6) green onions, sliced or chopped
  • (6 oz.) artichoke hearts, bottled in water
  • (2 1/4 oz. can) ripe olives, sliced and drained (optional)
  • (1 cup) fresh basil leaves, washed, patted dry (tear large leaves in half)
  • (10 cups) fresh spinach leaves, washed, patted dry (tear large leaves in half)
  • (1/4 cup) balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • (1 Tbsp.) honey
  • (2 Tbsp.) low fat or light mayonnaise
  • (1 1/2 tsp.) Dijon-style mustard
  • (1 Tbsp.) olive oil
  • (1/2 tsp.) pepper
  • (1 large or 2 small cloves) garlic, pressed or minced
  • (3 Tbsp.) grated parmesan cheese
  • (5 strips) Louis Rich® Less Fat Turkey Bacon, cooked over low heat until crisp, then crumbled



Honey Dijon Spinach Salad

A chilled vegetable salad with basil, spinach, Parmesan cheese and crumbled turkey bacon.

Preparation Time

About 30 minutes

Cook Time

No cooking required


  1. 1In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, bell pepper, beans, onions, artichoke hearts, and olives. Set aside in
  2. 2In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, honey, mayonnaise, mustard, olive oil, pepper and
    garlic, set aside.
  3. 3Before serving, remove tomato mixture from fridge and add basil and spinach. Toss with dressing. Top with parmesan cheese and turkey bacon.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/5 of salad

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 229
  • Total Fat 7.5 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 31.5 g
  • Protein 12.5 g
  • Cholesterol 16 mg
  • Sodium 558 mg
  • Fiber 12 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Salads with Poultry

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry, Eggs, Dairy, Other Animal Ingredients

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.