Recipe: Italian Spinach and Mushroom Salad

1 Pkg. (10-oz.) Fresh spinach leaves, rinsed and patted dry
1 Pkg. (8-oz.) Sliced mushrooms
1/4 C. Whipped cream cheese
1 Can (19-oz.) Chick peas or garbanzos, rinsed and drained
1/3 C. Bacon bits
  Seasoned croutons
1/2 C. Italian dressing

In large salad bowl, combine all ingredients except dressing.  Drizzle with Italian dressing; toss gently.  Serve, if desired, with additional dressing.

Make it a main dish salad . . . just flash marinate!  Brush meat or poultry repeatedly during grilling or broiling with Italian dressing; then slice and add to salad. 

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided by Unilever Foods.