Harvest Salad

Harvest Salad

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 bunch spinach, rinsed and torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp red raspberry jam (with seeds)
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup walnut oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Arrange walnuts in a single layer on a baking sheet. Toast in oven for 5 minutes, or until nuts begin to brown.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the spinach, walnuts, cranberries, blue cheese, tomatoes, avocado, and red onion.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together jam, vinegar, walnut oil, pepper, and salt. Pour over the salad just before serving, and toss to coat.