Beet-All Pasta Salad
2 cups cooked spiral, whole-wheat pasta
3 cups fresh baby spinach, shredded
1 12-ounce jar whole beets (1-1/2 cups), cut in half
1/4 cup chopped red onion
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon real maple syrup
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon virgin olive oil
Mix pasta, spinach, beets, onion, and walnuts in a salad bowl. Combine maple syrup,
vinegar, and olive oil in a small jar and shake well. Pour over salad. Serve immediately
or cover and refrigerate until you're ready to eat.
Each serving contains about 123 calories, 4 g protein, 3 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol,
23 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, and 120 mg sodium.