Wilted Spinach and Almond Salad9 Reviews
- Prep: 20 min
- Cook: 10 min
- Ready In: 30 min
“This is a vegetarian-friendly version of wilted spinach salad. You can leave the eggs out and replace honey with agave or sugar to make it vegan.” - by MSTRECKE
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- Place spinach in a large serving bowl.
- Heat canola oil, sesame oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey, and salt in a skillet; bring to a boil. Pour hot dressing over spinach. Toss immediately to coat all the leaves with hot dressing. wilting the spinach.
- Cook and stir onion in the same skillet; coat onion with any remaining dressing in the skillet.
- Divide wilted spinach among 4 plates; sprinkle each with hard-boiled egg, onion, and toasted almonds. Season with black pepper.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 238 cal
- 19.3 g
- 11.3 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (9)Rate This Recipe
"I’m SO excited to be the first reviewer of this recipe so that I can happily also be the first to report how excellent this salad is. I wasn’t expecting to love it, but I did. I thought it would be t..." See moreoo tangy - but it wasn’t. Familiar with how boldly flavored (toasted) sesame seed oil is and how little is required to make its statement, I was tempted to cut back on it, and rather severely. But because I am this recipe’s first reviewer, I believed it was important to offer an opinion on the recipe just as written. (Down the road, however, subsequent reviewers should feel free to tweak to their heart’s content) So – I prepared the dressing exactly as specified (just using grapeseed oil instead of canola oil, which I don’t use) and cooked the onion till nearly caramelized. I must tell you that once the dressing began to boil the odor actually was tangy and pungent, irritating in my nose, but I plodded on! This salad is simply beautiful. It is a remarkably elegant presentation and a taste delight, different from anything I have ever tried. The sesame oil is a creative and delicious addition to the dressing and the choice of ingredients is sublime. This, to my admitted surprise, is a real winner."
"Excellent salad! I didn't measure my spinach, I just used a 9oz. bag, as that is what I had on hand. I think next time I will cut back on the dressing part, maybe by 1/3, as I had a bit too much dre..." See moressing to spinach ratio. All in all, hubby and I enjoyed this very much. Another one for the "do again" folder! Thanks!"
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