Apple, Sausage, and Spinach Salad - Jamie Geller

Apple, Sausage, and Spinach Salad With Orange Blossom Honey Vinaigrette

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Apple Sausage Salad

Highly prized for its unique and delicate orange flavor, orange blossom honey also boasts a wide variety of natural antioxidants as well. (And, yes, if I haven’t convinced you to add another item to your shopping list, you can always swap good ‘ol plain honey in this recipe.) 

 Bonus: Transfer remaining dressing to a container and store in the refrigerator for up to one week. 

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Ingredients

  • ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 6 kosher sausage links, sliced into rounds
  • Zest and juice of 1 large orange
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons orange blossom honey
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 10-12 ounces baby spinach leaves
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced

Preparation

1. in a saute pan heat a tiny drizzle of olive oil over medium-high heat and sauté sausage until golden brown. 

2. In a blender, combine orange zest and juice, vinegar, honey, and garlic. Blend until smooth. With the blender running, add remaining olive oil in a steady stream until combined. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

3. To serve, toss spinach, sausage, and apple with vinaigrette to taste. 

Recipe published in JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller magazine, Fall 2016. Subscribe Now.