Classic Spinach Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette


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Classic Spinach Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette
Ingredients
1 (11- oz.) can Mandarin orange segments in light syrup
1 (6- oz.) bag spinach leaves
1/2 medium red onion thinly sliced
1 avocado peeled, pitted and cubed
3 tbsp. dried cherries, dried cranberries or golden raisins
3 tbsp. walnut pieces toasted
2 to 3 oz. crumbled feta cheese
3 tbsp. Nakano Pesto Seasoned Rice Vinegar
2 tbsp. reserved mandarin orange syrup
2 tbsp. salad oil
1 tsp. Dijon-style mustard
Directions
Drain mandarin oranges, reserving syrup. In a large bowl, combine oranges, spinach, onion, avocado, dried fruit, nuts and cheese; toss. In a small bowl or measuring cup, whisk together Nakano Pesto Seasoned Rice Vinegar, reserved syrup, oil and mustard. Pour over salad; toss to coat.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.
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