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Spinach Salad with Walnut Maple Vinaigrette

This healthy salad is balanced with subtle flavours that grow on trees. It’s nutty-sweet vinaigrette of walnut oil, maple syrup and balsamic vinegar bring together the bold flavoured salad ingredients. It’s topped off with an aromatic soft crunch of slivered almonds.

Spinach Salad

Spinach Salad with Walnut Maple Vinaigrette

Kevin Lamoureux
This healthy salad is balanced with subtle flavours that grow on trees. Delicate walnut oil, the aromatic soft crunch of almonds and the natural sweetness of maple.
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Canadian
Servings 4
Calories 148 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 ounces spinach cleaned, stems removed (about 4 cups)
  • 2 ounces Boston leaf or iceberg lettuce (about 2 cups)
  • 2 white mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 2 slices red onion rings separated
  • ½ cup sun dried tomatoes coarsely chopped
  • ½ cup slivered almonds

Vinaigrette

  • ¼ cup walnut oil
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Layer and proportionately distribute salad ingredients on the four plates.
  • Chill the plates in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Make sure the vinaigrette ingredients are well blended then drizzle over the salad and serve.
Keyword maple, salad, spinach, vinaigrette, walnut

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