Adventures Recipes

Thursday, January 26, 2006

Bleu Cheese and Walnut Salad with Maple Dressing

Bleu Cheese and Walnut Salad with Maple Dressing
adapted from 30 Minute Meals with Rachael Ray

1 bag baby spinach - (10 oz)
1/2 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup glazed walnut pieces
1/4 cup maple syrup, warmed
1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Coarse salt, to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper, to taste

1. Place spinach on a large platter. Top with blue cheese and walnuts.
2. Warm maple syrup in a small saucepan. Pour vinegar into a small bowl. Whisk oil into vinegar in a slow stream. Whisk maple syrup into dressing in a slow stream.
3. Pour dressing down over the salad platter and serve. Season with salt and pepper, to your taste.
4. This recipe yields 4 servings.


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