Spinach Salad with Honey Dressing and Honeyed Pecans: Wednesday’s BUZZworthy Recipe


1 (6-oz.) package baby spinach

1 cup quartered fresh strawberries

1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion

1/2 cup fresh blueberries

Honey Dressing


1/3 cup white balsamic vinegar

2 tablespoons honey

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil


Whisk together vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Add olive oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth.

Honeyed Pecans


1/4 cup honey

1 cup pecan halves


Cooking spray

1 tablespoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Pinch of ground red pepper


Preheat oven to 325°. Microwave honey in a bowl at HIGH 20 seconds. Stir in pecan halves. Coat a parchment paper-lined jelly-roll pan with cooking spray; spread pecans in a single layer on pan. Combine sugar, salt, and a pinch of ground red pepper; sprinkle over pecans. Bake 15 minutes or until toasted, stirring after 8 minutes. Cool completely; break into pieces.

3 to 4 cooked bacon slices, crumbled

1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese


Toss together first 4 ingredients and 1/3 cup dressing. Sprinkle with bacon, cheese, and pecans. Serve with remaining dressing.



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