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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Elle's Kitchen: A Week of Salads ~ Spinach, Pear & Pomegranate Salad

It is Day 3 of A Week of Salads.
Tonight we will have a delicious
Spinach, Pear & Pom Salad.
 
 
Ingredients:
 
1/3 cup pecan pieces
3 tabl. cider vinegar
2 tabl. extra virgin olive oil
1 tabl. honey
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
8 oz. baby spinach
2 ripe pears, peeled & sliced
1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
 
Preheat oven to 350 F.  Spread pecans on
a baking sheet and toast for 7 to 10 minutes
or until lightly browned. Cool.
 
 
Make the dressing:
Whisk together the vinegar, olive oil,
honey, mustard, salt & pepper in a large
bowl.
 
In a large bowl, add the dressing to the spinach
and toss well.  Add the pears, pomegranate seeds
and pecans and toss well.  Sprinkle blue cheese on
top and serve.
 

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