Spinach Salad with Walnuts & Goats Cheese

Looking for a healthy meal or side side dish, that isn’t short on flavor? Look no further! This salad is sure to have your taste buds begging for more.

  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1 tbs. red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbs. minced shallot or red onion
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tbs. quality walnut oil (if walnut oil is very strong, use half walnut oil and half extra-virgin olive oil)

Salad:

  • 8 cups baby spinach leaves, stems trimmed, washed, and dried
  • ½ cup whole or chopped toasted walnuts
  • ⅓ cup goat cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ cup cranberries
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tbs. quality walnut oil (if walnut oil is very strong, use half walnut oil and half extra-virgin olive oil)

Directions

Combine vinegar, shallot, mustard, salt & pepper in a small bowl and gradually add oil and mix. Put most of the spinach in a large bowl and add most of the dressing. Add the rest of the spinach and dressing and continue mixing until well blended. Top with goat cheese and walnuts and serve!