Low-Carb Delicious Wilted Spinach Salad

A crisp cold salad is always great with something like low-carb “bread” sticks but today Michael and I felt like something a little different, so I made us a warm wilted spinach salad.

Low Carb Wilted Spinach and Cheesy Breadsticks

Low-Carb Wilted Spinach Salad
This wilted spinach salad is simple to make, is full of flavor, yet has next to no carbs!
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 4
  • 3 TBSP Olive Oil
  • 2 TBSP white wine or coconut vinegar
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • Fresh ground pepper and kosher salt to taste
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic; minced
  • ¼ cup red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 6 ounces fresh baby spinach
  1. Heat olive oil, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper in a large pan.
  2. Add garlic and onion and saute 2 minutes.
  3. Add spinach to pan, tossing until wilted.
  4. Serve warm.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¼ Calories: 106 Fat: 10 Carbohydrates: 3 Sugar: 1 Fiber: 1 Protein: 1

If you eat 1/4 of the batch it is only 2 net carbs, if you are like us and ate it as your meal with some cheesy “bread” sticks it it would be 4 net carbs for the whole 1/2 batch.  

I made mine with coconut vinegar, which I keep in the house for making chicken adobo. It’s a nice light vinegar that I buy on Amazon that has a lot more nutrition than apple cider or white vinegar. If you have white wine or champagne vinegar in the house that works fine too.

We like this recipe which is a little lighter than those that call for bacon fat in the dressing, although I have to say I love that kind in the cold-weather months! This one is great with some diced strawberries or blueberries tossed into the salad too!

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Ciao! ~Marge

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