Minoo served the Fettuccine with Mushroom Cream Cheese Alfredo Sauce with a side salad of Cranberry Almond Spinach Salad.
The Cranberry Almond Spinach Salad has a nice balance of sweet and sour plus chewiness from the dried cranberries and crunchiness of the toasted almonds.
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 3/4 cup slivered almonds
- 1 pound spinach, rinsed and torn into bite-sized pieces or 1 box of pre-washed baby spinach
- 1 cup dried cranberries
- 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
- 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons minced onion
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
- 1/4 cup cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
Source: this recipe is adapted from Jamie Oliver