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Spinach Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese

Spinach Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese


This is the first “fancy salad” that I ever made and it’s my go to salad when hosting a dinner party. Serve this with Lasagna or Chicken Parmesan and some Garlic Bread for a quick and easy make-ahead meal that can feed a crowd.

The RecipeRecipe
Spinach Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese
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Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 6
  • ⅓ Cup Balsamic Vinager
  • ⅔ Cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Clove Garlic, Minced
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • 6 oz Baby Spinach
  • ½ Cup Walnuts, Toasted and Chopped
  • 2 oz Goat Cheese, Crumbled
  1. Make the Vinagerette - put vinegar, oil, garlic, salt and pepper in a mason jar and shake to combine.
  2. Toss the spinach, walnuts, goat cheese and ⅓ cup of the vinagerette in a large bowl and you’re done!
Tips and TricksTips and Tricks

I always make my vinaigrettes in a mason jar. It makes mixing a store a breeze.

Feed the FreezerFeed the Freezer Make Ahead

This salad will hold in the refrigerator for a couple of days without the dressing. When ready to serve, add the dress and toss.

Fun FactsFun Facts

Goat Cheese is a fresh cheese that only takes about 3 days to make and is best when eaten within a week of being produced.

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