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Roasted Apple And Pear Spinach Salad

How to make a roasted apple and pear spinach salad. Don't forget to pair this delicious salad up with Blue Moon Pumpkin Ale.
Ingredients
For the pumpkin seed dressing:
  Pumpkin puree 4 Tablespoon
  Pumpkin seeds 4 Ounce
  Red wine vinega 2 Ounce
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Blue moon harvest pumpkin ale 1 Ounce
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil 6 Ounce
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Pepper 1 Pinch
For the baked apples and pears:
  Apples 3 Medium, thickly sliced
  Pears 3 Medium, thickly sliced
  Orange juice 4 Ounce
  Coriander 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
For the croutons:
  Hoagie rolls 2 Medium, cut in 1/4 pieces
  Oil 4 Ounce
For the salad:
  Craisins 4 Ounce
  Baby spinach 16 Ounce
  Feta 2 Ounce, crumbled
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.

MAKING
2. For the pumpkin seed dressing: In a food processor, add the pumpkin seeds and Red wine vinegar and blend.
3. Next, add the pumpkim puree, all spice, sugar, Blue moon harvest pumpkin ale.
4. Emulsify the mix by pouring the oil in bit by bit and blending.
5. Add salt and pepper and mix and keep in the refrigerator to cool.
6. For the baked Apples and Pears: In a bowl, add the sliced apples, pears and orange juice.
7. Lay the sliced apples and pears on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
8. Pop into the oven for 20 minutes.
9. For the Croutons: In a bowl, break up the hoagies.
10. Add oil, salt and pepper and toss.
11. Lay out on a sheet line with parchment paper.
12. Pop into the oven for 10 minutes.
13. For the salad: In a large bowl, add the baked apples and pears, croutons, some pumpkin seed dressing, spinach and feta and toss well.
14. Garnish with craisins, croutons and feta.

SERVING
15. Serve as a side or appetizer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Tossed
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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