This is a wonderful light salad, and an easy way to make a great maple dressing.
1 large Granny Smith apple, sliced
1 red onion, sliced
1 cup sliced hearts of palm
6 cups baby spinach, cleaned and checked
1 red bell pepper, julienned
¼ cup slivered toasted almondsDressing
4 tablespoons pure maple syrup
⅓ cup white vinegar
¼ cup canola oil
salt and pepper to taste
- Mix all the salad ingredients together in a large bowl.
- In a small jar or cruet, whisk together all the dressing ingredients.
- Drizzle dressing over the salad.
- Toss and serve.
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
PLATE: This salad can be served in a big bowl or plated individually with the sliced ingredients placed on top of the greens and the dressing drizzled over the salad.