Spinach and Endive Salad with Pecans and Blue Cheese

Great flavors in this salad recipe! The texture is great too with crunchy endive and leafy spinach. > Spinach and Endive Salad with Pecans and Blue Cheese

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Spinach and Endive Salad with Pecans and Blue Cheese

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot (1 small)
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 medium Belgian endives
  • 10 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup pecans (3.5-ounces), chopped and toasted
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese

Directions:

  1. Whisk together the oil, shallot, vinegar, syrup, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Thinly slice endives on a long diagonal, then toss with the spinach and dressing in large bowl.
  3. Sprinkle the salad with pecans, cranberries and blue cheese. Serve!
SOURCE:  RecipeGirl.com (via Gourmet)

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