Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad Recipe - This Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad recipe is loaded with crisp apples, crunchy pecans or walnuts, and sweet cranberries and topped with a delicious apple cider vinaigrette dressing that is simply amazing! The perfect fall salad! // addapinch.com
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Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad Recipe

This Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad recipe is loaded with crisp apples, crunchy pecans or walnuts, and sweet cranberries and topped with a delicious apple cider vinaigrette dressing that is simply amazing! The perfect fall salad!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 6 - 8
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Salad

  • 3 apples sliced
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup roasted pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup low-sugar dried cranberries

Instructions

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

  • In a large measuring cup, combine apple cider, honey, vinegar, and mustard. Whisk together until well-combined. Continue to whisk as you add in olive oil to emulsify. Pour dressing into serving container and set aside.

Salad

  • In a medium bowl, pour about 1/2 cup of Apple Cider Vinaigrette. Add apples to the bowl and toss in the vinaigrette.
  • In another large serving bowl, combine spinach, pecans or walnuts, and cranberries. Using a slotted spoon, remove apple slices from the dressing and add them to the salad.
  • Serve salad with additional dressing.