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5 from 3 votes

Spinach Salad Recipe

Apple cranberry spinach salad filled with greens, crisp apples, dried cranberries, walnuts, feta cheese and a delicious honey dijon dressing. An easy salad recipe that's full of flavor! 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: spinach salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 252kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


Honey Dijon Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Spinach Salad:

  • 6 to 8 cups prewashed spinach or spring mix
  • 1 large apple , cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese


  • In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, honey, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve and stir before serving. The dressing stays good up to one week.
  • When ready to serve, place the spinach in a large bowl. Top with apple slices, cranberries, nuts and feta cheese. Drizzle with the dressing and toss until combined. Serve immediately.


*If prepping ahead of time, make sure to add the apples and dressing right before serving. *Pears and pomegranate seeds make a great alternative to apples and cranberries.


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 294mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 0.9% | Vitamin C: 1.7% | Calcium: 4.2% | Iron: 3.3%