Sweet Apple Salad

This sweet apple salad is loaded with my favorite fall fruit! I love the crisp spinach and the sweet, crunchy apples. This salad is packed with the amazing texture that every salad should have!

I live in New England and look forward to picking fresh apples every fall. After we hit the orchard, we always come home with way too many and need creative ways to use them all up. If you’re looking for a great way to use those fresh apples, this recipe is for you!

Honey crisp apples are crisp and juicy and my favorite type of apple to snack on, and perfect for this salad. This article by Allrecipes is my favorite guide to which apples are the best to eat, cook, and bake with!

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Sweet Apple Salad
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Sweet Apple Salad

This salad serves 2.

Sweet Apple Salad Ingredients

  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup of your favorite fall apples- thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup pecans (chopped or whole)
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 3 Tbsp maple dijon dressing (recipe below)

Maple Dijon Dressing Ingredients

  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar


Start by mixing your maple dijon dressing ingredients together and set aside.

Wash your produce and add your spinach and sliced apples to a large bowl. Add your pecans and pomegranate seeds together with the salad. Be sure to stir your dressing again, and add a drizzle to the salad. Toss the salad well and serve immediately.

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