Diet for Eyes – Healthy Eye Recipe
Here is a healthy eye recipe – easy and tasty. Warm Spinach, Bean and Bacon salad with a Maple Dressing
(Rich in lutein, vitamin A, vitamin E and vitamin C)
Ingredients (serves 4)
- 225g lean bacon chopped
- 450g spinach
- Handful of French beans
- 3 tablespoons of walnuts chopped
- Raspberry vinegar
- Maple syrup
- Sunflower oil
Chop the French beans in half, boil until just tender, drain and refresh with cold water. Heat a non-stick pan, add the bacon and fry until golden and crisp. Remove from the pan and keep warm. To the pan add 2 tablespoons of sherry vinegar, 3 tablespoons of sunflower oil, the walnuts and a tablespoon of maple syrup. Tear the washed spinach into bite-sized pieces and add to the pan along with the cooked French beans. Stir until just wilted and then serve on warmed plates with the warm bacon scattered on top.
Recipe developed by Registered Nutritionist, Angela Dowden on behalf of The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (Feb 2003)
You could substitute falafel balls for the bacon, if you prefer a vegetarian option.
See also Spinach and Chickpea Mix
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