Spinach Salad With Apple Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad With Apple
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 10 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings

This spinach salad is delicious with crumbled bacon. Add pecans or walnuts to the salad for extra texture and flavor.


  • 1 (10 to 12 ounces) bag fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sweet onion (grated, or purple onion)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup apple (finely chopped)
  • Optional Garnish: crumbled cooked bacon
  • Optional Garnish: walnut or pecan halves

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Wash spinach and let dry.

  3. In a bowl whisk together the sugar, vinegar, grated onion, mustard, salt, and vegetable oil. Add the apple.

  4. Refrigerate spinach and dressing separately until serving time.

  5. Pour dressing over spinach just before serving and toss. If desired, sprinkle with crumbled bacon and nuts.

  6. Serve and enjoy!