It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means….
The recipe for the week is Warm Apple Salad. Enjoy this as a side dish. As a matter of fact, this a delicious lunch or dinner. It also makes a delicious breakfast if you add organic chicken sausage (one 10 oz. package). You can serve it hot or cold.
Warm Apple Salad
Makes 4 servings
4 to 5 cups loosely packed spinach or spring mix salad blend
1 lemon, zest and juiced (separated)
1 garlic clove, minced
3 tbsp olive oil
Sea salt to taste
¼ cup onion, chopped
4 apples, sliced
½ cup toasted pumpkin seeds
(optional: ½ cup crumbled goat cheese)
Wash the greens and place in a large bowl.
In a small bowl, whisk the garlic into the lemon juice. Stir in the sea salt and lemon zest. Whisk in the olive oil until it’s emulsified into a vinaigrette.
Pour half the dressing over the spinach and toss well.
In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the olive oil and add in the onion, cooking until translucent and slightly caramelized, about 8 to 10 minutes. Add in the apples, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Toss in the pumpkin seeds to warm.
Add the onion-apple-pumpkin seed mixture to the spinach. Add the rest of the vinaigrette and more salt if desired. If using, sprinkle the crumbled goat cheese over the top. Serve and enjoy!