Spinach Salad with Walnuts

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This brightly-colored salad gets crunch from raw veggies and walnuts. It has only 113 calories per serving!

Total Time: 10 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
4 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp. red wine (or balsamic or rice wine) vinegar
Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
1 (10 oz) package raw baby spinach (about 8 cups)
¼ medium red onion, thinly sliced
1 medium carrot, cut into matchstick-sized pieces
1 medium red bell pepper, cut in thin strips
3 Tbsp. raw walnut pieces

Preparation:
1. Combine oil and vinegar in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper if desired; whisk to blend. Set aside.
2. Combine spinach, onion, carrot, bell pepper, and walnuts in a large bowl; mix well.
3. Drizzle salad with dressing; toss gently to blend.