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Spinach Salad with Warm Brown Butter

Spinach Salad with Warm Brown Butter Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 5 mins Serves: 4


  • 1/2 lb - baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup - shaved pecorino romano
  • 1/4 cup - toasted pecans
  • 1/8 cup - pickled red onions
  • 4 TBSP - unsalted butter
  • 1 TSP - dijon mustard
  • 1 TSP - honey
  • 1 TBSP - balsamic vinegar


  1. 1 In a large bowl, toss the spinach with the cheese, pecans, and pickled onion.
  2. 2 Heat the butter in a small saucepan or skillet over medium heat. Once the butter has melted, begin whisking and continue cooking until it becomes light brown and smells nutty, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in the mustard, honey, and vinegar until emulsified.
  3. 3 Drizzle the warm dressing over the salad, toss to combine, and serve immediately.
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