This easy and elegant dish is a wonderful replacement for a boring salad. Polenta, pecan-crusted goat cheese, and a quick vinaigrette bring a lot of flavor.Rich in monounsaturated fats, CLAs, fiber, and oleic acid, this just might win the award for the most filling, slimming, and satisfying salad ever created.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Spray polenta slices with cooking spray. Add to pan, and cook 5 minutes. Turn slices, and cook 5 minutes.

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  • Shape goat cheese into a patty; coat with chopped pecans.

  • Combine juice, oil, and mustard in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk.

  • Arrange spinach and carrot on a plate. Top with polenta, pecan-crusted goat cheese, and dressing.

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The CarbLovers Diet

Nutrition Facts

370 calories; fat 21g; saturated fat 7g; mono fat 8g; poly fat 2g; protein 11g; carbohydrates 36g; fiber 7g; cholesterol 20mg; sodium 720mg; resistant starch 1g.