Warm Spinach Salad with Honey-Garlic Vinaigrette

An easy variation on the traditional wilted spinach salad. Try it with a warming soup such as our Pasta Fagioli.

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  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: 10 mins
  • Active: 10 mins

Ingredients (8)

  • 10 ounces baby spinach (about 12 cups)
  • 6 ounces button mushrooms, thinly sliced ​​(about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup sliced ​​almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 medium garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey

Instructions

  1. Combine spinach, mushrooms and almonds in a large serving bowl; set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a small frying pan over medium heat. When it shimmers, add garlic and shallot and season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Cook until garlic is browned, about 2 minutes, then add vinegar and stir to incorporate. Remove from heat and stir in honey until dissolved.
  3. Pour vinaigrette over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

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