Spinach Apple Salad with Toasted Walnuts

Spinach Apple Salad With Toasted Walnuts Recipe

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Sara Edson


I love this combination of flavors! This recipe is courtesy of Opal Apples.


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  • 2
  • 5 oz
    baby spinach
  • 1/3 c
    dried tart cherries
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 Tbsp
    white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    fresh thyme (or 1/2 tsp crushed dried thyme)
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 c
    goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts, chopped and toasted

How to Make Spinach Apple Salad with Toasted Walnuts


  1. Core the apples and cut into thin slices (about 16 per apple.)
  2. Place the spinach in a large bowl; remove long stems and any bruised leaves. Add cherries and half of the apples. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, thyme, lemon zest, salt and pepper,
  4. Toss the spinach, apples and cherries with just enough dressing to coat. Top with remaining sliced apples, goat cheese and walnuts.

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About Spinach Apple Salad with Toasted Walnuts

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #Spinach apple

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