Crunchy walnuts and a dressing made with walnut oil and molasses set this apple and spinach toss apart from ordinary side-dish salads.
1. To make the salad dressing, whisk together walnut oil, vinegar, molasses, salt and pepper in small bowl until well blended.
2. Toss together spinach, dates, apples and 1/4 cup walnut-oil dressing in large salad bowl.
3. Serve salad immediately with the toasted walnuts sprinkled over top. Serve the remaining dressing alongside the salad. Makes 6 servings.