This is a salad you would be happy to eat on a cold winter’s day, big hearty flavours to satisfy the butchest of them all.
Heat the olive oil and butter in a good frying pan until foaming.
Add the onions and apples followed by the almonds a minute later.
Meanwhile, arrange the spinach in the centre of your plates and arrange the blue cheese around.
Turn the apples and onions when they start to colour.
Add the almonds, sprinkle over the sugar, shake the pan to coat everything evenly
Cook for a further 2 minutes then add the vinegar and allow to bubble a little
When the apples are soft and golden, spoon the mixture onto the prepared plates and serve immediately.