Fresh Cranberry and Spinach Salad

  • ¾ cup pine nuts
  • 1 spinach rinsed and torn into pieces
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon Poppy seeds
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced onion
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ white vinegar
  • ¼ cider vinegar
  • ½ cup olive oil

Preheat oven to 180c. Place the pine nuts and sesame seeds on a baking tray. Bake for 10 min or until brown. Remove from heat and let cool.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the poppy seeds, sugar, onion, paprika, white wine vinegar, cider vinegar and olive oil. Toss with spinach just before serving.

In a large bowl, combine the spinach with the toasted pine nuts, sesame seeds and cranberries.

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