Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Winter Spinach Salad

Salad is a staple in my home but sometimes it gets a bit boring this time of year with a lack of fresh summer produce. I was hunkering to change it up a bit and got just what I was looking for with this recipe. I found it at a favorite site of mine Your Home Based Mom

Winter Spinach Salad

1 bunch baby spinach

1/2 C craisins

3 green onions, sliced

1 green apple, cored and thinly sliced

1/2 C pear chopped

1/4 C sugared walnuts

1/2 C crumbled feta cheese

Combine spinach, craisans, green onions, apple slices, pears and walnuts. Add dressing and toss. Garnish with feta cheese.

Maple Syrup Dressing

1/2 C olive oil

1/4 C cider vinegar

2 Tbsp shallots minced

2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

2 Tbsp maple syrup

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake until evenly combined.


Caroline Brock said...

This one look good-- I LOVE feta cheese right now- I have a big tub of it from costco, and often eat it plain right out of the fridge! How is the maple dressing --I am worried that will taste weird. What was it like?

Karm said...

We ALWAYS have feta in our home it is a staple :)! As far as the combo of the maple dressing with the feta...well, it is YUMMY! That with the pears and the walnuts...Oooo my mouth is watering just thinking about it. We had it yet again this week with dinner. Go ahead be daring, wreckless and free:) give it a try! I promise it won't disappoint.

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