Spinach & Strawberry Salad with Goat Cheese
This recipe can use any one of the following Something Special products:
Gourmet Red Chili
• Red Chili Pepper Spread
This nutritious salad is also delicious with Feta cheese.INGREDIENTS
for Salad Dressing:
2 tablespoons (30 mL) white vinegar
¼ cup (60 mL) canola oil
2 tablespoons (30 mL) Red Chili Pepper Spread
or Gourmet Red Chili
¼ teaspoon (1 mL) salt
½ teaspoon (2.5 mL) dry mustard
¼ small red onion
Dash fresh ground pepper, to tasteINGREDIENTS
8 cups (2 L) fresh baby spinach
2 cups (500 mL) sliced strawberries
½ cup (125 mL) crumbled goat cheese
1/4 cup (60 mL) sliced almonds, toasted (optional) METHOD
1. Combine salad dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until smooth. Refrigerate dressing until needed: can be made 1 day ahead.
2. Place spinach, strawberries and goat cheese in a large bowl and toss with dressing.
3. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve.