Strawberry Spinach Salad with Sesame Spiced Pecans and Honey Ginger Vinaigrette | PCC Natural Markets

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Sesame Spiced Pecans and Honey Ginger Vinaigrette

Serves: 4

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This ever-popular salad gets a bit of a face-lift with the addition of crunchy pecans and a sweet-tart dressing with fresh ginger and sesame seeds.

Ingredients

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Sesame Spiced Pecans

Honey Ginger Vinaigrette

Preparation

Toss the spinach with the strawberries, pecans and red onion rings. Drizzle with the dressing, toss lightly and serve immediately.

Note: On the show we garnished the salad with lemon slices and fresh lavender blossoms for a summery look!

Sesame Spiced Pecans

Preheat your oven to 350° F. Place the pecans in a mixing bowl. Combine the butter, brown sugar, cayenne, sea salt and sesame seeds, and pour over the pecans. Toss to coat well. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the pecans out in a single layer. Roast in the oven for about 15 minutes, stirring them occasionally.

Honey Ginger Vinaigrette

Combine all of the ingredients except the oil in a bowl. Pour the oil in a thin stream into the vinegar mixture, mixing it with a wire whisk, until well blended.

Recipe by Lynne Vea, PCC Chef

Source: Demonstrated on KING 5’s “Gardening with Ciscoe” show aired on June 21, 2008

Lynne Vea

ABOUT OUR CHEF: Lynne Vea

Lynne Vea is a graduate of the Executive Chef Program at Le Cordon Bleu, Paris and has been cooking with PCC Natural Markets since 2001. Featured on King-5’s "Gardening with Ciscoe," she demonstrates easy and delicious recipes using seasonal ingredients.

Lynne is an admired PCC Cooks instructor, teaching a variety of popular PCC Cooks classes throughout the year.

She loves to collect old cookbooks, hunt for wild berries, and cook seven-course dinners where the guests are encouraged to dance and cavort between courses.

Find more recipes from Lynne.

More about: salads, spinach, strawberries

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