Albany Senior High School/Recipes/cranberry spinach salad

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Cranberry Spinach Salad




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A deliciously salad
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05/05/2010
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 3/4 cup of almonds, blanched and slivered
  • 450 grams of spinach
  • 1 cup of dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons of toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of poppy seeds
  • 1/2 a cup of white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/4 cup of white whine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil


Method

  1. in a medium sauce pan melt butter over medium heat. cook and stir almonds in butter until lightly toasted. remove from heat and let cool.
  2. in a large bowl combine the spinach with the toasted almonds and cranberries.
  3. in a medium bowl wisk together the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sugar, onion, paprika, white wine vinegar, cider vinegar and vegetable oil
  4. toss with spinach just before serving.


Suggestions

  • To save time use Paul Newmans balsamic vinegarette instead of making your own dressing.
  • You could also use mandarin oranges instead of poppy seeds.