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April 10, 2024

Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette Brie and Honeyed Almonds

Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette Brie and Honeyed Almonds

Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette Brie and Honeyed Almonds

Yield: 2

This Laconiko Strawberry Vinegar is delicious and can be used in drinks or vinaigrettes. You can find it at Love That Olive in Maple Grove or order online.

Ingredients

For the honeyed almonds

  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 Tbsp honey

For the salad

  • 1 box spinach (you could also choose a Spinach mixed green mix)
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 4 oz brie choopped into bite size pieces

For the dressing

  • 2 Tbsp Strawberry Vinegar (Laconiko*) or Strawberry Shrub (Sharabs Shrubs)*
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • cracked fresh black pepper

Instructions

For the honeyed almonds

1. Heat slivered almonds in a non-stick skillet on medium heat for about 4 minutes until toasting.

2. Once they start to brown, add Tbsp honey and begin to toss off the heat until the honey is melted and coating all the nuts.

3. Pour out onto parchment or a Silpat sheet and set aside for 10 minutes to harden and crystalize

For the dressing

1. To make the dressing, shake all the ingredients in a mason jar

2. Shake vigorously until you get a creamy texture

Compose the salad

1. Arrange spinach in a bowl

2. Add Strawberries halved and quartered into bite-size pieces

3. Add Brie

4. Top with almonds and dressing and toss

Notes

*Laconiko Strawberry Vinegar can be purchased at Love that Olive in Maple Grove or online here

*Sharab Shrubs can be found at your local retailers or here

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