Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A new twist on Spinach Salad

Recipe from The Food Charlatan

Here's what you need:

Dressing 2 cloves garlic (minced)
1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup white wine vinegar
1 TBsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt pepper to taste
1/4 tsp dry mustard

2 TBsp butter
1 cup pecan halves
2 Tbsp brown sugar

Salad 10-13 oz spinach
1 pineapple (chopped into bite-size pieces)
6 oz feta cheese

How to make it:
Combine all the dressing ingredients in a mason jar or plasticware.
Shake vigorously and set aside.
In a small pan, heat the butter over medium-high heat.
When hot, add the pecans and stir to coat.
Add the brown sugar and stir again.
Stir occasionally until the sugar starts to caramelize, about 2-5 minutes.
Pour onto some wax paper lined cookie sheet to cool.
In a large bowl add the spinach, pineapple, and feta.
Toss to combine.
Sprinkle the top with pecans and serve with the salad dressing.
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