March is #greenslove month! Please join in the fun by linking up any leafy green recipe from the month of March, 2012. Don’t forget to link back to this post, so your readers know to stop by the #greenslove event! The twitter hashtag is #greenslove.
I dug out an old note card from my mom out of my recipe box for a strawberry and spinach salad. The sweet vinaigrette is marvelous over berries and baby greens…and I added raspberries and dried tart cherries to the original mix. Sliced candied almonds and blue cheese crumbles also crossed my mind as possible ingredients, but I kept it simple.
I hope you will link up a greens recipe this month: spinach, kale, collard or mustard greens, etc….whatever is your favorite will work. It is the month of St. Patrick’s Day…and besides wearing green, I’m certain eating green will bring you the luck of the Irish!
Berry and Spinach Salad…recipe adapted from my aunt Angela
Bag of baby spinach
Dried tart cherries
Sliced green onions
2 teaspoons sesame seeds
1/2 cup sugar
4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup white wine or champagne vinegar
4 teaspoons paprika
1/3 cup oil
Arrange greens, berries and onions in serving dish. Make dressing by whisking together first five ingredients. Slowly add oil while whisking constantly. Drizzle dressing over salad or serve on the side.
A special thanks to Junia for organizing this monthly blog hop. And here is a list of my wonderful co-hosts:
You Made That? ~ Suzanne ~ @YouMadeThatblog
And a big thank you to Caroline, of Caroline Bakes, for another Liebster Award! I am touched and honored!!!
Linked to Recipe Lion~