Spinach, Fresh Cherries, Walnuts and Blue Cheese Salad
 
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This salad is perfect on its own or cuddled up next to some lamb chops fresh off the bbq or any other meat you love.
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
Spinach Salad
  • ¼ small red onion, sliced thinly and soaked in water for 10 minutes and drained.
  • 8 cups clean spinach leaves
  • ½ kg (1 lb) fresh (or frozen-thawed) dark cherries, pitted and sliced in half
  • ¾ cup crumbled blue cheese (you can substitute whatever cheese you really like)
  • ¾ cup roughly chopped roasted walnuts
Black Cherry Vinaigrette Dressing
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon black cherry vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
Salad
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C/350F
  2. Spread walnuts on a baking sheet and place in oven for 6 minutes. Stir around and roast for another 3-4 minutes ensuring they don't overcook. Let cool.
  3. Combine the spinach, onion and cherries n a large bowl and toss to combine.
Black Cherry Vinaigrette Dressing
  1. Combine all ingredients and whisk to combine.
  2. Taste and add salt and pepper until it's to your liking.
Finishing
  1. Add dressing to salad and toss to coat, gently add the cheese and walnuts and serve
Recipe by The Orgasmic Chef at https://orgasmicchef.com/salads/spinach-fresh-cherries-walnuts-and-blue-cheese-salad/