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Recipe: Spinach Salad

Chef Blake Landau of Newton's Paradise Cafe prepares a spinach salad topped with a peach vinaigrette.

Recipe: Spinach Salad

Spinach Salad (Chef Blake Landau of Newton's Paradise Cafe)

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Vinaigrette Ingredients:

1 onion chopped
2 peaches chopped
1 Tbsp dijon
1 Tbsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
Kosher salt
1 1/2 cups oil (corn)
1 cup rice vinegar
3/4 cup sugar



Get a skillet hot with oil to saute onion. Turn heat down and lightly brown the onion until fully carmalized (15 minutes). Season the mixture with Kosher salt. Add the peaches and cook until they become mush. Add to blender. Add remaining ingredients. Blend until emulsified.

(Makes about 1 liter)


Salad components:

Fresh spinach or baby spinach
Pumpkin seeds
Maytag bleu cheese
Carrot - cut into curls or small sticks
Green onions
Bell pepper - cut into small sticks

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