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Spinach-Pecan Salad

Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a small skillet over low heat; add pecans and brown sugar. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes or until caramelized. Cool on wax paper.

  2. Place spinach in a large serving bowl. Toss in pecans, apple, and blue cheese. Add oil and vinegar, tossing gently to coat.