Autumn Salad with Maple Cidar VinaigretteFrom dugger 9 years ago
- BASIC SALAD shopping list
- 10 Ounces spinach leaves, Whole, stems removed shopping list
- 2 Medium bartlett pears (about 2 cups), peeled and quartered shopping list
- 1 Small red onion (about 1 cup), sliced thin shopping list
- 4 Ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded shopping list
- 1 Large egg, boiled and cooled shopping list
- CURRIED walnuts shopping list
- 6 Ounces walnuts, English, halved shopping list
- 2 Tablespoons butter, melted shopping list
- 3 Tablespoons sugar shopping list
- 1/4 Teaspoon ground ginger shopping list
- 1/8 Teaspoon curry powder shopping list
- 1/8 Teaspoon kosher salt shopping list
- MAPLE vinaigrette shopping list
- 1/2 Cup cider vinegar shopping list
- 3 Tablespoons maple syrup shopping list
- 1 1/2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard shopping list
- 1/2 Teaspoon salt shopping list
- 1/4 Teaspoon pepper shopping list
- 1/2 Cup olive oil shopping list
How to make it
- Clean and remove large stems from Spinach Leaves. Tear into 2 inch pieces or use Baby Spinach, loose or bagged. Place in a large bowl for tossing later.
- Cut the ends off of the pears, remove the core and the pith down the center. Slice thin and place aside.
- Peel and slice the red onion. Place aside. Peel and slice the hardboiled egg and set aside.
- Prepare the walnuts as follows. Use bagged walnut halves or chopped walnuts. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a sheet pan or baking dish with foil. Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add in Sugar, Ginger, Curry, and Salt. Stir walnuts in saucepan to coat. Spread Walnuts in a single layer on the foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Remove and cool on a wire rack. Separate with a fork after cooling.
- Prepare the vinaigrette as follows. Whisk together the first five ingredients in a small bowl (about 3 cup capacity). Gradually whisk in the oil until completely blended. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
- When time to serve, toss together the basic salad ingredients and the curried walnuts. Serve with the vinaigrette on the side to drizzle over the salad.
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This sounds really, really good. Especially the dressing. I may substitute blue cheese for the mozzarella though....ucred2 in Huntsville loved it
Recipes are guidelines, I agree. This is a stunner just as it is written.notyourmomma in South St. Petersburg loved it