Warm Spinach and Orange Salad
Servings Prep Time
6people 15minutes
Servings Prep Time
6people 15minutes
  • 1pound baby spinachwashed, stems removed
  • 2large naval oranges
  • 1 tablespoon olive or walnut oil
  • 1/4cup red wine vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1/4cup unsalted walnuts
  • 1/4cup gorgonzola or blue cheeseoptional
  1. Rip spinach and place in a vegetable steamer on the stove, with a small amount of water. Steam lightly for about 30 seconds, until spinach is warm but not completely wilted.
  2. With a sharp knife, cut, peel and white pith membrane from orange. Using a small sharp knife, cut between inner membranes to release segments. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the spinach.
  3. Blend the walnut oil, vinegar, salt and pepper, and spoon mixture over the orange and spinach in the bowl. Toast walnuts and sprinkle over salad. Add salt and pepper to taste, and sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.