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Spinach Salad with Dates

Ingredients SERVINGS: 4  2 dates, pitted, plus ¾ cup chopped dates 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest ¼ cup lime juice ⅔ cup vegetable oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 large shallots, thinly sliced 1 bunch flat-leaf spinach, trimmed   Preparation Blend whole dates, lime zest, lime juice, and ⅓ cup oil in a blender until smooth; season with salt and pepper. Heat remaining ⅓ cup oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat and cook shallots, stirring often, until golden brown and crisp, 5–7 minutes; drain on paper towels and season with salt. Toss spinach and chopped dates with dressing. Top with fried shallots.

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