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Salmon Feta Salad

Salmon Feta Salad

Spinach, salmon, feta, nuts and grapes with a spicy orange cilantro dressing.

Total time:  10 minutes.

Serves 2.

1 bunch spinach or 1 package of baby spinach
1 cup smoked salmon, deboned and separated
1 cup red grapes
1 cup feta cheese
1/2 c pecan pieces
1/2 c pine nuts

3 T olive oil, divided
1/4 c minced ginger
1/3 c orange juice
1/3 c red wine vinegar
1/4 tsp orange zest
1/2 c loose chopped cilantro
2 T brown sugar

Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a small saucepan on medium heat for 1 minute.  Add ginger and cook until golden brown, about 4 minutes.  Add orange juice and brown sugar and bring to a boil.  Continue to boil for 3-4 minutes until the orange juice feels reduced and slightly thicker.  Remove from heat.  Add orange zest.  Puree together with remaining dressing ingredients.

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