Friday, February 16, 2007

Lemon Spinach Salad

We're not big salad eaters but we love this salad...we leave out the pine nuts though and I cut the sugar by half...if we don't have strawberries I simply leave them out

Lemon Spinach Salad
Source: Party Dish Show - Trish Magwood -

1/3 cup (75mL) lemon juice
1/2 cup (50 mL) sugar
1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
1 tbsp (15 mL) grated lemon rind
1/4 cup vegetable or grape seed oil
3 cups (750 mL) fresh spinach
1 cup (250 mL) fresh strawberries
1/2 cup (125 mL) pine nuts or sunflower seeds, toasted

Directions: In the bowl of a food processor or blender combine lemon juice, sugar, mustard, grated lemon rind and oil. Pulse until combined and thickened.In a large bowl, toss together, spinach, strawberries, and sunflower seeds. Toss with enough dressing to coat.Refrigerate remaining dressing in a covered container.

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