Pumpkin Seed Spinach Salad

Serves: 10

Yield: 10 servings
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1/2 cup unsalted pumpkin seeds
2 tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
pinch cayenne pepper
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 teaspoon sugar
1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


In a large skillet, toast seeds over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring often. Add sugar and seasonings. Continue to cook and stir until sugar melts, about 4 minutes. Spread mixture on waxed paper to cool.

In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients until smooth. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, cranberries, cheese and pumpkin seeds. Serve with dressing. Yield: 10 servings.

Source: tasteofhome.com

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