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    13 mins

    10 mins

    3 mins

    Sharlene~W's Note:

    Caramelized pecans make this salad especially good. This is a salad they used to serve at the restaurant one of my son's worked at, Rockbottom Brewery. If you want a salad with a bit more punch, try blue cheese instead of the feta.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt butter in small frying pan over low heat.
    2. 2
      Add pecans and brown sugar.
    3. 3
      Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly until mixture is caramelized.
    4. 4
      Spread out on wax paper to cool.
    5. 5
      In bowl toss together spinach, pecans, apple and cheese.
    6. 6
      Add oil and vinegar and toss again until everything is coated.
    7. 7
      Chef's note: To make ahead for a special dinner--toss apple with dressing. Layer on greens, cheese and pecans. Cover with plastic wrap and put in refrigerator until needed, tossing just before serving.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 23, 2002

      55

      i had this at a wonderful restaurant in scottsdale, arizona called "Bloom". i came home and checked recipezaar and there it was. it is just as good as in the restaurant and i will make it many more times. i have shared it with friends as well. very good salad and so easy to make.

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    • on May 19, 2002

      55

      I made this for a luncheon and everyone wanted the recipe! I used raspberry vinegarette instead of the oil and vinegar dressing----I also used bleu cheese instead of athe feta.

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    • on December 29, 2009

      55

      Great recipe. I first made this for thanksgiving dinner and it was a huge hit. :) I have repeatedly done the salad time and time again, it always tastes fantastic!

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    Nutritional Facts for Spinach Salad With Caramelized Pecans

    Serving Size: 1 (150 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 273.6
     
    Calories from Fat 205
    74%
    Total Fat 22.7 g
    35%
    Saturated Fat 6.3 g
    31%
    Cholesterol 24.3 mg
    8%
    Sodium 270.2 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 15.1 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
    13%
    Sugars 10.6 g
    42%
    Protein 5.2 g
    10%

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