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spinach and strawberry salad with sugar pecans

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

This is a lovely salad to go with your Valentines day dinner

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 25 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For spinach and strawberry salad with sugar pecans

  • 1/4 c
    coarsley chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar1
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 c
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 c
    baby spinach
  • 1 c
    sliced strawberries
  • 2
    kiwis peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 c
    soft black pepper cheese (opitonal)

How To Make spinach and strawberry salad with sugar pecans

  • 1
    Place pecans, sugar, and water in a small saucepan set on medium heat. Stir to dissolve sugar.
  • 2
    Simmer mixture, stirring occasionally until golden and pecans are coated about 5-7 minutes.
  • 3
    Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet cool and set aside.
  • 4
    In a small bowl whisk the vinegar with the honey, dijon mustard, and salt. Slowly whisk in the olive oil until well combined
  • 5
    To serve, Divide spinach among salad plates and top with strawberries, kiwis, and sugar pecans.
  • 6
    Drizzle with vinaigrette and garnish with the crumbled cheese if using.