Vibrant green spinach is not only flavorful, it is a
nutritional powerhouse as well.
Toss in a few other healthy ingredients and enjoy a festive salad.
I always serve the dressing on the side so guests can use the amount
of their preference. A poppy seed dressing goes well
with this salad.
POMEGRANATE SPINACH SALAD
1 pkg. fresh baby spinach
½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
½ cup pomegranate seeds
½ cup almond slivers, toasted
Arrange spinach on a large platter. Top with shredded cheese,
pomegranate seeds and toasted almonds.
Drizzle with Poppy Seed dressing.
CREAMY POPPY SEED DRESSING
½ cup sugar
1/3 cup raspberry vinegar
¼ cup mayonnaise
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. onion powder
¼ tsp. ground mustard
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 cup canola or vegetable oil
1 tsp. poppy seeds
In a blender, combine all ingredients except oil and poppy seeds.
Cover and process until blended.
While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Blend until
thick and creamy. Pour into serving container. Stir in poppy seeds.
Store tightly covered in refrigerator.
Makes about 2 cups dressing.