We've updated this classic with dried cherries and spinach in place of raisins and lettuce. Apples are key, but make sure you use a crisp snacking variety such as the heart-shaped Gala apple with its yellow-orange skin and red stripes.

Amy Parmar, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Recipe by Southern Living February 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
chill:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in apples, celery, and cherries; toss to coat. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Arrange spinach leaves on serving platter; top with chilled apple mixture, and sprinkle evenly with pecans.

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