Salad with Molasses Vinaigrette and Black Pepper Walnuts

Servings: 4-6 serving(s)

Prep time: 10 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

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Salad with Molasses Vinaigrette and Black Pepper Walnuts


Molasses Vinaigrette:

  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 5 Tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp shallots, diced
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp fresh tarragon, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • pinch salt and pepper

Yields 1/2 cup

Black Pepper Walnuts:

  • 1 cup walnuts toasted
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp fancy molasses
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp water

Yields: 1 cup


  1. To make the vinaigrette, combine all vinaigrette ingredients in a mason jar and shake until well combined.
  2. Toast the nuts in a 350°F oven until golden, about 10 minutes. Heat the remaining ingredients in a frying pan over medium heat.
  3. Add the walnuts and cook over medium low heat, stirring constantly until the nuts are crispy and glazed, about 2 minutes.

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