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Spinach, Blueberry & Walnut Salad

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Here’s a super healthy salad – full of antioxidants and flavor! The balsamic vinegar enhances the berried beautifully and the toasted walnuts really make a difference.
Ingredients
  Walnuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped (FOR SALAD)
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (FOR SALAD)
  Baby spinach leaves 4 Cup (64 tbs), washed and dried (FOR SALAD)
  Red onion 1⁄2 Small, thinly sliced (FOR SALAD)
  Blueberries 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), washed and dried (FOR SALAD)
  Cherry tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs) (FOR SALAD)
  Balsamic vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (FOR DRESSING)
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (FOR SALAD; DRESSING)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon (to taste, FOR SALAD; DRESSING)
  Pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon (to taste, FOR SALAD; DRESSING)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small skillet pour the oil and let it get hot.
2. Add the walnuts, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
3. Toast the walnuts, stirring often, until they become fragrant. Be careful not to burn them as they will burn fairly quickly. Set them aside.
4. FOR DRESSING: In a bowl, whisk all the ingredients together.

MAKING
5. In a bowl put the spinach, onion, blueberries, cherry tomatoes and toasted walnuts.
6. Drizzle the salad dressing on top and toss carefully so as not to mash the blueberries and tomatoes. Toss it to coat all the ingredients well.

SERVING
7. In a serving bowl, serve the salad fresh.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Sweet Sour
Feel: 
Crunchy
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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