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from K's cookbook

Roasted Plum & Spinach Salad

     






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Ingredients:
  • Preparation time 20 minutes
  • Roasting Time 10 minutes
  • Makes 6 Servings
  • Ingredients
  • * 3 plums
  • * Olive oil
  • * 4 large fresh sage leaves or 2 tsp (10 mL) dried sage leaves
  • * 2 large garlic cloves
  • * 1 tbsp honey Dijon or regular Dijon mustard
  • * 1/4 cup red-wine vinegar
  • * 0.5 tsp salt
  • * 1/3 cup olive oil
  • * 1 tbsp (30 mL) maple syrup
  • * 1 5-oz (142-g) pkg baby spinach, about 10 cups
  • Preparation:
    1. 1. Preheat oven to 450F. Cut plums in half and discard pits. Slice in wedges and place in a bowl. Drizzle with enough oil to coat, then toss. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Oil or spray foil. Place plums on sheet. If using fresh sage, spread over a separate small piece of foil and place on sheet. Roast, turning once, until fruit is tender,12 min.
    2. 2. Meanwhile, mince garlic. In a small bowl, whisk Dijon with vinegar, garlic and salt. Add dried sage if using. Gradually whisk in ? cup (150 mL) oil. Set roasted sage aside. Toss plums in a bowl with maple syrup.
    3. 3. Place spinach in a very large bowl. Add plums. Crumble roasted sage over top. Stir dressing and drizzle in just enough to lightly coat.

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    modified: 2011.09.28 | created: 2011.09.28





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