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from [psfreeman]

Apple Spinach Salad

The mix of refreshing mint, lemon, fruit and greens blends perfectly in this attractive salad. From Louise Barnum: Edwardsburg, Michigan. Recipe published in Country Woman September/October 2001.

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time:10 Minutes


  • 1/3 cup(s) vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon(s) thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) chopped fresh mint or 1/2 teaspoon dried mint flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 10-ounce package(s) fresh spinach, torn
  • 2 medium apples, thinly sliced
  • 1 small cucumber, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoon(s) sunflower kernels, toasted


In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, lemon juice, green onion, sugar, mint, salt and pepper; shake well. In a salad bowl, combine the spinach, apples and cucumber. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Sprinkle with sunflower kernels.

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