Salads, Soups & Stews
Aged Raspberry Balsamic & Toasted Almond Vinaigrette
3 tablespoons Aged Raspberry Balsamic
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons Toasted Almond Oil
1 teaspoon Dijon style mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
fresh ground black pepper to taste
1/3 cup slivered toasted almonds
1/3 cup crumbled feta or Cherve cheese
2 quarts of your favorite lettuce greens
Place spinach in a serving bowl.
Place the maple balsamic, half the crumbled bacon, red wine vinegar, salt, half the shallots, pepper, and mustard in a small saucepan over medium heat. Gently warm while whisking – remove from heat before it reaches a simmer. Allow to cool for a minute, and then whisk in the extra virgin olive oil to emulsify. Adjust seasoning,
Gently dress spinach with warm vinaigrette and top with remaining crumbled bacon and shallot.