• 9 ounce bag prewashed baby spinach leaves• 8 ounce container fresh strawberries, washed and sliced• 1 sliced sweet red onion• 1 cup gazed pecans (recipe below)• 1 16 ounce package Premio Sweet basil sausage, grilled and sliced• Balsamic Red Wine dressing (recipe below)
How to make Strawberry Spinach Salad with Sweet Basil Sausage:Toss Spinach, strawberries, onion and warm Premio Sweet Basil Sausage with dressing. Sprinkle each plated serving with 1/4 cup pecans.Glazed Pecans:• 1/4 cup pressed dark brown sugar• 1 tblsp butter• 1 tblsp water• 1/2 tsp cinnamon• Dash of salt• 1 cup pecan peicesBring sugar, butter, water, salt and cinnamon to boil in small sauce pan. Add pecans and coat with glazing. Continue boiling for 2-3 minutes.Spread on cookie sheet to cool. They should be crunchy.Balsamic Red Wine Dressing:• 1/2 cup Balsamic Vinegar• 1/2 cup Red Cooking Wine• 1/2 cup canola oil• 1/3 cup sugar• 1/2 tsp saltBring wine to a boil and cook for 1 minute, remove from heat. Add vinegar, sugar and salt, stir until sugar is disolved. Add oil and stir vigorously or shake well. 4 servings.
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