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Low Carb Spinach Egg and Ham Salad Recipe

Greens, Eggs and Ham Salad

A delicious low carb salad with all the makings of a full meal. Greens, eggs and ham, and the cilantro ranch dressing is amazing.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 310 kcal

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk or whole milk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise (make your own for a healthier paleo mayo)
  • 2 cloves garlic coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp chipotle powder

Salad:

  • 1 tbsp butter or coconut oil
  • 1 6- ounce package Jones Dairy Farm Canadian Bacon
  • 8 ounces baby spinach washed and dried
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs peeled and sliced
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions

Dressing:

  1. Combine the cilantro, milk, mayonnaise, garlic, salt, pepper and chipotle powder in the bowl of a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.

Salad:

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry Canadian bacon slices until browned and crisped (you will need to do this in batches). Slice into matchsticks.

  2. Divide spinach among 4 plates. Top with sliced Canadian bacon, hard boiled eggs and avocado. Sprinkle with pepper and drizzle with dressing.

Recipe Notes

Serves 4. Each serving has 8.44 g of carbs and 5.36 g of fiber. NET CARBS = 3.08 g.

Food energy: 310kcal
Saturated fatty acids: 6.20g
Total fat: 25.92g
Calories from fat: 233
Cholesterol: 193mg
Carbohydrate: 8.44g
Total dietary fiber: 5.36g
Protein: 9.33g
Sodium: 518mg

Nutrition Facts
Greens, Eggs and Ham Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 233
% Daily Value*
Fat 25.92g40%
Saturated Fat 6.2g31%
Cholesterol 193mg64%
Sodium 518mg22%
Carbohydrates 8.44g3%
Fiber 5.36g21%
Protein 9.33g19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.