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    Southwestern Spinach Nicoise Salad

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    Ready, Set, Cook! Special Edition Contest Entry. A healthy and delicious take on the original nicoise salad made with spinach, cilantro lime shrimp, Simply Potatoes diced potatoes with onion, hardboiled eggs and black beans, all topped with a chipotle vinagrette.

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    Serves: 4-6



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    1. 1
      For the shrimp: In a small food processor , place the cilantro, 1/4 cup olive oil and garlic and process until it is combined. Mix the shrimp and cilantro mixture in a bowl until shrimp is covered. Heat a nonstick pan on medium high . When pan is hot , add butter and place shrimp in pan and cook until shrimp is pink , don't overcook or shrimp will be tough. Place on plate and let cool.
    2. 2
      For Potatoes: In a large skillet heat Simply Potatoes until heated through and browned, place on a plate to cool.
    3. 3
      For salad: In a large salad bowl or platter, layer spinach over whole platter or bowl. Starting from one side , layer the potatoes in a row, then layer the shrimp, then the black beans, the hardboiled eggs, the queso fresco, and the red onion. The ingredients should cover the whole salad in rows.
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      Dressing: In a small bowl or food processor, mix the chipotle pepper, lemon juice , mustard and agave with a whisk. Slowly add the olive oil until it is combined with the ingredients and has emulsified. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with salad.

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    Nutritional Facts for Southwestern Spinach Nicoise Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (207 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 624.4
    Calories from Fat 450
    Total Fat 50.0 g
    Saturated Fat 10.2 g
    Cholesterol 179.8 mg
    Sodium 488.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 27.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 8.4 g
    Sugars 5.6 g
    Protein 19.7 g

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    Simply Potatoes Diced Potatoes with Onion

    queso fresco

    chipotle chiles in adobo

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