Red and Green Holiday Salad with Spinach


Red and Green Holiday Salad with Mustard  Vinegar Dressing

holiday salad

A salad is a must to compliment a meat with the holiday meal. this salad has red, green and white so it is the perfect colors to add to your holiday plate. You will want to make this salad often this time of year as pomegranates are plentiful.

Ingredients

Salad
2/3 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted with organic sugar
1 cup pomegranate arils
3-4 oz feta cheese, crumbled
Dressing
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp honey
1 tsp dijon mustard
Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
Toast nuts with a tablespoon of organic sugar and set aside. They can burn easily so watch carefully.
  • Whisk all dressing ingredients in a bowl to blend well. Place  pears and pomegranate seeds and dried cranberries in bowl, add 1 teaspoon or two of dressing and let sit a bit to give cranberries some moisture. Add spinach, drizzle with desired amount of dressing then toss to evenly coat. Top with nuts and feta. Serve immediately. This salad will not keep well so eat it up!
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One Comment Add yours

  1. Looks beautiful and delicious!

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