Elegant Spinach Salad

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by KateL

Entered for safe-keeping. From "First for Women" 11/24/03.

Top Review by NorthwestGal

This was a very elegant salad as the title suggests. The dressing was absolutely tasty----one that I would "borrow" to dress up a boring, bland salad. In general, the salad had a completely different, zesty taste compared to the rather tame garden-variety salads that I usually make at home. What would have given it 5 stars? Well, since I do cook for a family, I have to take their preferences into account. For this salad, the radicchio was a bit too strong for my 2 kids' taste buds (both under 10). So if I made this again--and I certainly think I will--I would probably cut the radicchio in half and instead replace it with a bit of red-leaf lettuce (to retain the color contrast of the greens used--which was one of the elements that made this salad so elegant). And I would defnitely double the amount of the dressing. It's really tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In bowl, whisk together minced garlic, scallions, mustard, dill and vinegar.
  2. Pour in olive oil, whisking constantly until combined.
  3. Add artichokes; toss.
  4. Arrange spinach and radicchio leaves on platter. Spoon artichoke mixture in center.

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