A fantastic Pita & Spinach Salad alongside Dates as well as Almonds. One of the best salads I’ve e'er made!
The past times 2 weeks accept been interesting. Not alone has my life been really busy, I jumped into the deep cease of the puddle alongside no fourth dimension to larn how to swim. Getting dorsum into the kitchen alongside a somewhat normal routine volition live a welcome change! For months I’ve anxiously waited for my plow to migrate over to WordPress. I had the best squad inwards the the world providing all the tools needed to figure this out. I alone cried once, which was predicted past times my spider web designer early on inwards the process. I laughed at her comment, as well as then apace knew she was right.
Do I regret moving? No way. Was it a lot of work? Yes as well as I’m non anywhere close finished! Did I hold back likewise long to acquire this done? Absolutely. If you’re thinking most moving your weblog to WordPress, delight don’t hold back 4 years to create it! Do you lot demand individual to assistance you lot alongside a custom, creative pattern as well as handgrip your mitt every footstep of the way? Then you lot should contact Emily at Emily White Designs. She is calm, creative, patient, responsive, organized, detailed, professional person as well as friendly. We worked together via Skype, on a projection management tool named Basecamp, via telephone as well as emails. Did I refer she actually knows what she’s doing? Thank you lot Emily – aren’t you lot thus proud? I hold upwardly finished my Recipe Index as well as made a post alongside photos!
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It has been an interesting journeying to await dorsum over iv years of posts as well as recipes. During that fourth dimension both our children were married (8 months apart) as well as nosotros welcomed our start grandchild. We became empty nesters, went gluten costless for half dozen months, baked as well as tasted 52 pies during 2011, made lots of novel friends, as well as ate closed to amazing dishes. I am counting this salad every bit 1 of my favorite recipes ever. My married adult man agrees. Who knew that elementary ingredients similar spinach, almonds, onions as well as pitas could live thus amazing?
Slice pitted Medjool dates into quarters as well as house them inwards a pocket-sized bowl alongside 1/2 a cherry-red onion sliced thin. Marinate the mixture alongside white vino vinegar piece preparing the salad.
This is the actually cool part. Tear 2 whole wheat pitas into pocket-sized pieces as well as saute inwards olive petroleum as well as butter along alongside coarsely chopped almonds until lightly browned as well as toasted. Sprinkle the toasted pita pieces alongside a mixture of cherry-red chili flakes, sumac as well as salt. I couldn’t halt taking a seize alongside teeth or 2 inwards betwixt photos. So tasty!
Drain the onions as well as dates as well as toss them together alongside spinach, pitas, as well as almonds. Top the salad alongside a lilliputian drizzle of olive petroleum as well as a squeeze of lemon.
This salad volition serve iv every bit a starter precisely nosotros had it every bit a dinner for 2 🙂
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A delightful salad alongside non bad texture as well as flavors
white vino vinegar
medium cherry-red onion,
pitted Medjool dates,
cut into quarters, lengthwise
small whole wheat pitas,
torn into 1.5 inch pieces
whole unsalted almonds,
crushed cherry-red pepper flakes
the juice of 1 lemon
- Place the sliced onions as well as dates inwards a pocket-sized bowl. Toss alongside the white vino vinegar as well as a pinch of salt. Set aside to marinate.
- In a pocket-sized bowl combine the sumac, cherry-red pepper flakes as well as 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.
- Heat the butter as well as 1 tablespoon olive petroleum inwards a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the pita pieces as well as chopped almonds. Cook for most five minutes stirring constantly or until the pita pieces are crunchy as well as golden brown. Remove the pan from the estrus as well as sprinkle the sumac mixture over the pitas as well as almonds. Toss to combine. Set aside to cool.
- Drain the onions as well as dates as well as discard whatever extra vinegar. Place the spinach inwards a large bowl as well as add together the pitas as well as almonds. Add the onions as well as dates. Drizzle the spinach alongside the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, the juice of 1 lemon, as well as 1/4 teaspoon salt. Serve immediately
(recipe adapted from Jerusalem, H5N1 Cookbook past times Ottolenghi & Tamimi)
Ottolenghi as well as Tamimi are brilliant! We’ve loved everything made from this cookbook. Thank you lot thus much for stopping by! I accept missed you lot all as well as can’t hold back to run across what you’ve been upwardly to. Thanks for your patience, friendship as well as support! Hope you lot accept a lovely weekend.