spinach salad

Curried Spinach Salad

Dried currants, black beans, spinach, and cashews. This salad has it all! 

Shopping List:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 15 oz. can black beans
  • ¼ cup dried currants
  • 1 scallion thinly sliced, green part only
  • 1 bunch fresh spinach, sliced (or 4 cups packed baby spinach)
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil

Mixing Your Goods:

Bring water to boil in small sauce pan. Add a pinch of sea salt. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until all water is absorbed. In a large bowl, combine spinach, carrot, black beans, scallion and cashews. To make dressing, whisk Dijon and lemon juice together in a small bowl. Add salt, curry powder and some fresh ground pepper and whisk again. Slowly add olive oil while whisking to emulsify. Dressing will be thick. Toss dressing with salad to taste. You will have dressing left over. This salad keeps well in refrigerator for a couple of days.