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Spinach Salad with Smoked Black Pepper Buttermilk Dressing
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Spinach Salad with Smoked Black Pepper Buttermilk Dressing

Deepen the flavor of ground black pepper by smoking with mesquite chips. Use to prepare a buttermilk dressing for spinach salad with pears, walnuts and blue cheese. In the summer, substitute seasonal peaches or nectarines or the pears.
  • 30m

    prep time

  • 226

    Calories

  • 12

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

8

Servings

Smoked Black Pepper Buttermilk Dressing

Spinach Salad

  • 8 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 2 ripe pears, such as Bartlett or Bosc, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese

Instructions

  • For the Dressing, mix mayonnaise, buttermilk and sour cream in medium bowl. Stir in vinegar, garlic, smoked black pepper and onion salt until well blended. Cover. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.

  • For the Spinach Salad, toss spinach, pears, red onion and walnuts in large bowl. Divide among salad plates. Sprinkle with blue cheese. Serve with Dressing.

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