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Orange, Spiced Walnut and Dried Cranberry Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Denise Wyer
Added: Wednesday, September 14, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 tbl honey
1 1/2 tbl water
3/4 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1 cup walnut pieces
2 tsp sugar
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail
1/2 cup dried cranberries
8 orange slices, peel and white pith removed, sliced into 1/2-inch-thick rounds, chilled

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix first 5 ingredients in large bowl to blend. Add nuts, toss to coat well. Strain nuts, reserving liquid. Transfer nuts to baking sheet. Sprinkle nuts with sugar. Bake until golden brown, about 17 min. Cool completely.

Whisk 3/4 cup water, cranberry juice and reserved liquid from nuts in medium saucepan to blend. Stir in dried cranberries. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until cranberries soften and liquid is reduced to thin syrup, about 20 min. (Can be made 3 days ahead. Store nuts airtight at room temperature. Cover and chill cranberry mixture.)

Arrange orange slices on platter. Spoon cranberry mixture over. Sprinkle nuts over. Garnish with mint if desired

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Bon Appetit, December 1997

 

 

 

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