Warm Apple & Pistachio Spinach Salad Recipe

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Warm Apple & Pistachio Spinach Salad Recipe
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Warm Apple & Pistachio Spinach Salad Recipe

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This is an unusual salad in that I feel it is actually worthy of bringing to a dinner party or eating by itself (I am not a salad person). Plus, it's super quick and easy to make. —Justine Kmiecik, Dupont, Washington
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups chopped crisp apples, unpeeled (about 2 medium apples)
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1 cup shelled roasted pistachios
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 package (5 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Coarsely ground pepper

Directions

In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add apples and ginger; cook and stir until apples soften and begin to caramelize, 3-5 minutes. Stir in pistachios and Dijon mustard. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Pour two-thirds of apple mixture over spinach. Add spoonfuls of ricotta cheese; top with remaining apple mixture. Drizzle with honey. Add fresh pepper to taste. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Warm Apple & Pistachio Spinach Salad in Modern Comfort 2017

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 278 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 243mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 4g fiber), 10g protein.

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups chopped crisp apples, unpeeled (about 2 medium apples)
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1 cup shelled roasted pistachios
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 package (5 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Coarsely ground pepper
  1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add apples and ginger; cook and stir until apples soften and begin to caramelize, 3-5 minutes. Stir in pistachios and Dijon mustard. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Pour two-thirds of apple mixture over spinach. Add spoonfuls of ricotta cheese; top with remaining apple mixture. Drizzle with honey. Add fresh pepper to taste. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Warm Apple & Pistachio Spinach Salad in Modern Comfort 2017

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joanwidrick User ID: 1941628 277822
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2017

"Wonderful blend of healthy flavor! As Kmiecik said, "an unusual salad". I followed the recipe directions; my husband and I enjoyed every bite."

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joanwidrick User ID: 1941628 277820
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2017

"Wonderful! Yes, as Kmiecik said, an unusual recipe. I followed the recipe; my husband and I enjoyed every bite."

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