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Strawberry Spinach Salad


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Ingredients

Dressing:
1 cup white balsamic vinegar
1 ½ cups olive oil
3 cloves garlic
Juice of one lemon
1 Tbls. Dijon mustard
Candied Walnuts:
1 bag walnut halves
3 Tbls. butter
3 Tbls. sugar
2 Tsp. cayenne pepper
Salad:
1 bag baby spinach
1 head green leaf lettuce
1 pint strawberries, sliced
1 large cucumber, sliced
1 pint grape tomatoes
1 cup gorgonzola cheese, crumbled (reserve half)


Dressing:


Combine garlic, vinegar, juice, mustard, and salt and pepper to taste in a blender or food processor. Blend


on low speed, adding oil slowly in a very thin stream. Continue until all oil is combined and dressing is creamy.


Candied Walnuts:


Blanch nuts in melted butter over medium heat. Toss warm nuts in a plastic bag with sugar and cayenne


pepper until well coated.


Salad:


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, toss with dressing.


Plate and sprinkle with reserved gorgonzola. Top with candied walnuts.


Pairs Well With


Notes

A dash of local for every season
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