the apples add an extra bite of freshness to the wonderful flavor combinations in this salad.Ingredients
4 cup(s) spinach, baby
1 medium apple(s), Granny Smith, cored and sliced
1/4 cup(s) onion(s), red, thin wedges
2 tablespoon cherries, dried, snipped
1/2 cup(s) cheese, feta, crumbled, (optional)
1/4 cup(s) oil, olive
1/4 cup(s) vinegar, balsamic
2 teaspoon thyme, fresh
1 teaspoon mustard, dijon-style
1/4 teaspoon salt
Make-Ahead Directions: Prepare the vinaigrette as directed. Cover and chill for up to 1 week. Serve the leftover vinaigrette with a tossed vegetable salad.
In a large bowl, toss together spinach, apple, onion, and cherries. Shake Thyme-Dijon Vinaigrette; drizzle onto salad. Toss to coat. If desired, top each serving with cheese. Makes 4 (1-cup) servings.
In a screw-top jar, combine 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup white or regular balsamic vinegar, 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried thyme, 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Cover and shake well to mix.
Chill until ready to serve.
Makes 2/3 cup.
- Saturated Fat
- Dietary Fiber
- Total Fat
- Vegetable: 1
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