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    Spinach Salad With Candied Cashews

    Spinach Salad With Candied Cashews. Photo by Sue Lau

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    7 mins

    53 mins

    Sue Lau's Note:

    The cashews give the salad a nice sweet crunch. You can make your cashews ahead, and store them in an airtight container until needed to save some time at dinner.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    For the Cashews

    • 1/2 cup cashews (roasted is ok)
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 1 pinch salt (if your cashews are not salted)

    For the Salad

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 300F (you can prepare your cashews several days ahead).
    2. 2
      In a small saucepan, mix together cashews, sugar, and water over medium heat until sugar dissolves.
    3. 3
      Cook and stir for about 15 minutes, or until mixture crystallizes.
    4. 4
      Spread the cashews onto parchment paper on a baking sheet (season with salt now if needed).
    5. 5
      Bake 15 minutes, then stir mixture.
    6. 6
      Bake 15 minutes more, then cool cashews before storing in an airtight container (until needed).
    7. 7
      Place spinach into salad bowl.
    8. 8
      Top with hard cooked eggs, mushrooms, dried fruit, and candied cashews.
    9. 9
      Juice the lemon.
    10. 10
      Whisk together the lemon juice, salt, pepper, dijon mustard, and sugar, adjusting sugar to taste.
    11. 11
      Slowly add olive oil and whisk until dressing emulsifies.
    12. 12
      Serve dressing over salad as desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 19, 2008

      55

      great pic

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    Nutritional Facts for Spinach Salad With Candied Cashews

    Serving Size: 1 (128 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 5

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 219.4
     
    Calories from Fat 127
    58%
    Total Fat 14.1 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 2.7 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 84.8 mg
    28%
    Sodium 366.5 mg
    15%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.6 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 12.3 g
    49%
    Protein 6.4 g
    12%

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