This is a quick, easy and delicious way to eat spinach. This salad is always a hit when the ladies come over for lunch, along with my Step it up a Notch Cranberry Muffins. This recipe is a great go-to when trying to increase your plant-based foods. Hope you like it!
Lightly toast walnuts in a dry pan for about three minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
Take a fork and break up 1/4th of an 8 ounce package of feta cheese, then add it to spinach.
Add cranberries and cooled walnuts. Next mix dressing ingredients together. Just before serving, add dressing and toss lightly.
Plant-based Spinach Cranberry Walnut Salad
1 5oz box of spinach
1/2 cup to 2/3 cups walnuts, your preference on the amount
2 ounces organic feta cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon Inglehoffer stone ground mustard
fresh ground pepper to taste
– Lightly toast walnuts in a dry pan for about three minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
– In a large bowl add spinach, feta cheese, cranberries, and cooled walnuts.
– Whisk together until well blended: olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, mustard, and pepper.
– Add dressing to salad right before serving. Toss lightly.
May 25, 2015 at 10:21 am
Thanks again Julie I appreciate your healthy recipes