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Harvest Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Teresa

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cup chopped walnuts
1 bunch spinach, rinsed and torn into bite-size pieces (I mix half spinach and half romaine.)
cup dried cranberries
cup crumbled blue cheese
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced
red onion, thinly sliced

Dressing:
2 Tbsp. red raspberry jam (with seeds)
2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
⅓ cup walnut oil
freshly ground black pepper
salt to taste

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 375. Arrange walnuts in a single layer on a baking sheet. Toast in oven for 5 minutes, or until nuts begin to brown.
2. In a large bowl, toss together the spinach, walnuts, cranberries, blue cheese, tomatoes, avocado, and red onion.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together jam, vinegar, walnut oil, pepper, and salt. Pour over the salad just before serving, and toss to coat.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great salad and especially good for Thanksgiving. It is also very colorful. You can use store bought raspberry vinaigrette if you desire.

 

 

 

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