Hawaiian Salad with Pineapple Balsamic Salad Dressing
Salad Ingredients - multiply as needed for the number of people to be served:
2 cups baby spinach leaves or lettuce of your choice
1 ounce slice of black forest ham, chopped into bite size pieces
1 ounce fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced or diced
1/8 - 1/4 cup fresh pineapple, sliced thinly and cut into bite size pieces
1 cup puree from fresh pineapple, this was 1/4 of a large pineapple
3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
2-3 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup olive oil or avocado oil
pinch of salt
2 generous dashes of cayenne pepper, adjust to taste
Place the chunks of pineapple in the bottom of the blender. Puree until completely smooth. Add the vinegar, honey and oil. Blend until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pulse to combine. Pour into a glass jar and refrigerate. Shake well before serving.
Layer the salad ingredients onto a plate or into a bowl. Drizzle with the prepared dressing and toss just before serving. Enjoy!