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Spinach and apple salad

Spinach and apple salad with sweet Italian dressing

Spinach, apples, red onion, feta cheese, and sunflower kernels all dressed in a sweet Italian dressing

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword spinach and apple salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 5



  • 8 oz spinach
  • 1 apple, chopped I used gala
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c sunflower kernels pecans, slivered almond, or pepitas could be subbed
  • 4 oz feta cheese crumbled


  • 1/2 c olive oil
  • 1/4 c red wine vinegar
  • 4 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  1. Place all of the dressing ingredients in a jar with a lid and shake until well combined.

  2. In a large bowl add salad ingredients.

  3. Toss well with half of the dressing and taste to see if it is well dressed. If you need more, add a little at a time until salad is lightly coated but not drenched.

  4. Serve immediately.