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Apple and Spinach Salad

Apple and Spinach Salad


2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp fresh orange juice
2 tsp Dijon mustard
2 tsp honey
1/4 tsp salt
freshly ground black pepper to taste
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
8 cups fresh baby spinach (about 8 ounces)
1 large apple, cored and thinly sliced
1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese

Combine juices, mustard, honey, salt and pepper in a small bowl and whisk together. Place onions and spinach in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss together. Top with blue cheese.

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Serves: 6 - Nutrition Information Per Serving:
calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
60 2 1 3 2 251 9 1
  • Cathy

    I tried this salad for a potluck at work and everyone really liked it. It was refreshing. The apple and red onion were nice off setting tastes.

  • marieelizabeth

    Loved it. Added 1 tsp of oil to dressing. Will make again.
    Thanks

  • Sheila

    I made this salad for an employee retirement luncheon and many people enjoyed it and asked for the recipe. You do not even miss not having oil in the dressing! I would definitely recommend this simple but delicious salad as a bring along dish for a barbeque!

  • Shirley SD

    This reminds me of a terrific salad I would get in a popular restaurant; it was made w/ asian pear and fresh raspberries, some pecans added in as well; YUMMY!

  • wistfulgirl

    I have made this salad twice now. The first time I substituted lemon juice for orange juice– yuch! I would definitely stick with the orange juice for the right amount of acidity and taste. Besides my error in judgement though, this is a wonderful salad. I’ll be making it several times this summer I’m sure.

  • Kenisha

    This salad was really good, loved the dressing, didnt need anything else to be added. My hubby didnt care for it..think itwas the blue cheese crumbles, my mom loved it though!

  • Shirley

    I was a little skeptical at first, about making this salad. However, I really enjoyed all the different flavors. I even added a handful of almonds, and brown sugar which added a great twist. This is the best salad, I have ever made hands down.

  • blessed mommy

    I absolutely LOVE this salad! Served it with a lean hamburger on whole wheat bun. Was a wonderful meal! Will definetly make again!

  • Anonymous

    I tried it yesterday first time. It was so healthy and tasty. thank you for sharing this.

  • Frank

    Wow…one of the few things I have made that my GF really liked. She wants me to make the dressing in quanity.

  • Diet Consultants

    Tried it and Loved it.
    Tried some more from

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    as wel, I am sure all of us will like it. I Will definetly make again!

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  • Sara

    LOVED this salad. Very light and summery, but wonderful in the fall. Will definitely make this again.

  • mom 06

    love it very much

  • cindy

    Loved it – didn’t have an orange so I substituted with 1T of orange marmalade. It was delish. I’ll make it again and add some thinly sliced mushrooms next time.

  • oclocal

    This salad is FANTASTIC! The contrast of flavors between the sweetness of the apple, the savory red onion and the tang of the blue cheese is wonderful! Instead of buying one orange (for just 2 Tbsp of juice), I used the good-quality orange juice that we have every morning with breakfast. That was the only substitution I made. My husband LOVED this and declared this recipe a “keeper”. We will definitely have this in the future — again and again!

  • Claire

    Different recipe that looks interesting…! Certainly going to try this one!