Sweet Red Salad with Strawberries and Beets

Serves 4

COST: $1.89

Per 11⁄2 cups

Calories: 295

Fat: 24g

Carbohydrates: 25g

Protein: 4g

Fiber: 5g

Sugar: 18g

Sodium: 73mg

4 small beets, peeled and chopped

4 cups water for boiling

4 cups spinach

1 cup sliced strawberries

1⁄2 cup chopped pecans

1⁄4 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

2 tablespoons agave nectar

2 tablespoons orange juice

Salt and pepper to taste

Boil beets in water until soft, about 20 minutes. Allow to cool completely.
In a large bowl, combine spinach, strawberries, pecans, and cooled beets.
In a separate small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, agave nectar, and orange juice, and pour over salad, tossing well to coat.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.