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Dressing being poured on a salad in a white bowl.

Apple Spinach Salad with Sweet & Sour Poppy Seed Dressing

  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: Approximately 6 servings


For the dressing (yields 1-1/2 cups):

  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons spicy mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds

For the salad:

  • 1 (8 ounce) package fresh baby spinach, washed and stems removed
  • 2 large Granny Smith apples, cored and sliced
  • 1 cup toasted walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cups golden raisins
  • 2 cups sliced red onion
  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese


For the dressing:

  1. Pour all dressing ingredients into a medium bowl. Whisk until combined. Set aside.

For the salad:

  1. Toss all salad ingredients until incorporated. Pour dressing over salad when ready to serve.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Salads
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: apple and spinach salad with poppy seed dressing