Spinach Salad with Hard Boiled Eggs and Buttermilk Dressing

April 20, 2012
by Shannon Hepburn

Spinach Salad with Hard Boiled Eggs and Buttermilk Dressing
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Ingredients
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, coarsely chopped
  • 6 to 8 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • ⅓ cup grated raw beets
  • ¼ cup toasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds), or your favorite nut toasted - pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, etc...
  • ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese
Buttermilk dressing
Instructions
  1. Wash and dry the spinach leaves. Place in a large salad bowl and garnish with the eggs, beets, pepitas or nuts and blue cheese. Serve salad with buttermilk dressing.
Buttermilk Dressing
  1. In a large bowl whisk together buttermilk, mayonnaise, vinegar, shallot, sugar, ½ teaspoon of salt and a few grinds of black pepper until the sugar has dissolved, then whisk in the chives.

 

For a more substantial salad there are lots of good add-ons:

*cooked beans  ~ Jacobs Cattle, Black Turtle or Yellow Eye

*diced apple

*cooked sliced turkey breast

*crumbled bacon

*cubed cooked chicken

*homemade croutons with any Red Hen Bread