Spinach Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

  By Elyse  

March 5, 2021

Whip up these tasty greens with a savory onion vinaigrette in no time!

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins


¼ cup sliced almonds

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

½ cup thinly sliced shallots

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Black pepper to taste

Sea salt or kosher salt to taste

½ pound spinach, stems removed or baby spinach


1In a heavy bottomed skillet, dry toast the almonds for 3 minutes, stirring often, until lightly golden. Remove and set aside.

2Add oil and the shallots to the skillet. Cook the shallots over medium heat, stirring often, until the shallots brown, about 3 minutes. Immediately remove the shallots from the heat and pour the oil through a strainer into a small bowl. Reserve the shallots separately.

3Whisk the shallot oil into the lemon juice and vinegar. Sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

4Mix the spinach with a sprinkling of salt and pepper. Stir in the almonds and dressing. Serve sprinkled with crispy shallots.


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