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Syrian Spinach Salad
From: Dancer

SERVES 6 -8

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice or red wine vinegar (or 2 tablespoons each)
  • 4 scallions, chopped or 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1-2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, about
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, about
  • 1/4-1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil or vegetable oil

Salad

  • 20 ounces fresh spinach, torn into bite-size pieces (about 12 cups)
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds

Combine the lemon juice, scallions, cumin, salt, and pepper.

In a slow, steady stream, whisk in the oil.

Combine the spinach, nuts, and pomegranate seeds.

Drizzle with the dressing and toss to coat.