Spinach and Georgia-Pecan Salad

Georgia Pecan Commission
  • Yield: 4 servings


1/2teaspoon salt
2 1/2tablespoons seasoned rice-wine vinegar
4 eggs (high omega-3 fatty acid or free range)
5cups baby spinach leaves, well rinsed
3cups arugula
1tablespoon olive oil
2/3cup Georgia pecan halves, toasted
1/4cup finely chopped red onion
4slices prosciutto, cut lengthwise into strips


  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 1/2 inches water to boiling. Add salt and the 1/2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar. Break one of the eggs into a small bowl and gently slip the egg into the boiling water. Repeat with a second egg. Cook the eggs 3 to 5 minutes or until the white has set and the yolk has filmed over. With a slotted spoon, remove eggs to large plate. Repeat to cook remaining two eggs.
  2. To serve, toss the spinach, arugula, olive oil, and remaining 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar in a large bowl. Divide mixture among four serving plates. Top each with pecans, a sprinkle of red onion, the prosciutto strips, and finally an egg. Serve promptly.
Recipe courtesy of the Georgia Pecan Commission