Grilled Turkey-Spinach Salad

A contact grill makes quick work of tasty turkey tenderloin and seasoned veggies in a vitamin-packed main-dish salad for two.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 2

Ingredients

2
slices bacon
1
medium yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1
small red bell pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips
1/2
cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing
1
turkey tenderloin (1/2 to 3/4 lb), cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices
4
cups fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1 Heat closed contact grill 5 minutes. When grill is heated, place bacon on bottom grill surface. Close grill; cook 4 to 6 minutes turning once, until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Coarsely chop bacon.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix squash, bell pepper and 1/4 cup of the vinaigrette dressing to coat. With slotted spoon, place vegetables on bottom grill surface; reserve dressing. Close grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove vegetables from grill.
  • 3 Add turkey to reserved dressing in bowl; toss to coat. Place turkey on bottom grill surface; discard dressing. Close grill; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink in center.
  • 4 Arrange spinach on individual serving plates; top each with vegetables and turkey. Drizzle with remaining 1/4 cup vinaigrette dressing; sprinkle with bacon.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 of Recipe
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    680mg
    680%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    32g
    32%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    160%;
    Vitamin C
    170%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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