Baby Spinach Salad with Aged Cheddar, Apples + Walnuts – Dana Shortt Gourmet

Baby Spinach Salad with Aged Cheddar, Apples + Walnuts

Oil + Vinegar Pairing – Apple Crisp

LEMON olive oil

MAPLE balsamic vinegar

Baby Spinach Salad with Aged Cheddar, Apples + Walnuts

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons Dana’s Lemon olive oil (Blood Orange or unflavoured olive oil can be substituted)
  • 3 tablespoons Dana’s┬áMaple balsamic vinegar (Traditional or Fig balsamic can be substituted)
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1 package (5 oz) baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup aged cheddar, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup red grapes, halved

Method

  1. To make the dressing: mix first 3 ingredients together in a bowl and whisk until well blended.
  2. Toss spinach with dressing until well coated. Add in cubed cheese, walnuts, apple and grapes. Toss gently. Portion onto 4 plates and serve.

Notes

To make 4 entree salads, double ingredients and add grilled chicken.