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Spinach, Apple, and Walnut Salad

Real Simple JUNE 2000

  • Yield: Serves 4


  • 2 Golden Delicious apples, cored, cut into large dice
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 (5-ounce) packages (8 cups) baby spinach leaves
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2/3 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted


Toss apples with 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice. Place spinach in a large bowl; remove long stems and bruised leaves. Whisk together remaining juice, olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt, and ground pepper to taste. Toss spinach with apples and dressing. Divide between four bowls. Top with cheese and walnuts.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 145mg
  • Calories: 379
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Carbohydrate: 25g
  • Cholesterol: 18mg
  • Fat: 28g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Protein: 12mg
  • Saturated fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 199mg

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