Refreshing Fruit and Spinach Salad with "Xocai Activ" Vinaigrette


2 sprigs green onions ((separate bulbs from tops))
2 tbsps balsamic vinegar ()
1.5 tsps dark chocolate ((1- 1 1/2 tsp "Xocai Activ" powder))
0.5 cups extra-virgin olive oil ()
10 cups spinach ((8-10 cups spinach leaves, washed and dried))
1 whole pears ((peeled and cut into slices))
1 cup strawberries ((fresh- cleaned and sliced))
0.5 cups chopped walnuts ((can be toasted))
1 dash salt ((to taste))
1 dash pepper ((to taste))


Put bulbs of green onions and vinegar in bowl to sit while preparing salad. Slowly whisk in "Xocai Activ," then olive oil. Combine spinach, pear, strawberries, green onion tops, and walnuts in a large bowl. Gradually add vinaigrette in small amounts, until the leaves are lightly coated. Season with salt and pepper. Remaining vinaigrette can be saved for another use. Serves 8

Other Names:

chocolate Vinaigrette




Monday, January 28, 2013 - 8:19am


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