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Warm Walnut & Spinach Salad

gluten free
wheat free
quick meals, fast feeds
1 spoon difficulty rating

15 minutes

Serves: 2-4

Warm Walnut & Spinach Salad

A lovely salad that is also excellent with Swiss Chard. If you can't afford or get hold of walnut oil, use olive oil, cold-pressed rapeseed oil or even plain vegetable oil for a super-budget version.

Picture courtesy www.taste.com.au with thanks.

Ingredients: 

  • 30ml/2tbsp walnut oil or extra virgin olive oil if you can’t get it
  • 25g/1oz root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 small green chilli, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 bunch spring onions, trimmed and cut in half lengthways
  • 25g/1oz broken walnuts
  • 450g/1lb baby spinach OR Swiss Chard, shredded (stalks chopped very fine and kept separate)
  • 5ml/1tsp caster sugar
  • 2.5ml/½ tsp sea salt

Method: 

1. Heat the oil in a large pan or wok.

 2. Add ginger root, chilli, garlic and spring onions - and chopped stalks from the Swiss chard, if using.

3. Stir-fry for a moment, then add walnuts and spinach/chard leaves.

4. Stir-fry for another moment until the spinach/chard has just started to wilt.

5. Remove from heat, add sugar and salt, stir again and transfer to serving bowl.

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