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Baby Spinach Salad

Description
A beautiful salad that combines the bitterness of endives, richness of blue cheese and a little sweetness from the pears and maple syrup.
Preparation
15 minutes
Cooking
Portions
4 servings

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 4 handfuls Baby spinach
  • 2 Endives
  • 2 Pears
  • 1 Shallot
  • 1/2 cup Blue cheese
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts
  • 12 sprigs Chives

For the maple dressing

  • 2 tsp Maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp White balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tea spoon Grainy mustard
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation

General preparation

  • Roast the nuts for a few minutes in the oven. 
  • Finely slice the endives. 
  • Mince the French shallots. 
  • Mince the chives. 
  • Break the blue cheese with your fingers.
  • Make fine slices of the pear at the last minute.

Maple dressing preparation

  • Combine all the ingredients and season to taste with salt and pepper.

To serve

  • Place a bit of salad at the bottom of your Lock&Lock Easy Match 750 ml / 25 oz Square Container. 
  • Garnish with nuts and cheese. 
  • Add the pears. 
  • Drizzle with the vinaigrette when ready to eat.


Chef's tip

  • You can always use another type of cheese to garnish the salad and make nice slices to place on top!

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