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Monday, January 24, 2011

apple poppyseed spinach salad

with a little bit of the apple poppy seed dressing left over from the magical coleslaw and a bag of spinach on the verge of wilting in my fridge, there was nothing to do but create a salad to go with my sunday night roast and mashed potato dinner.

this might be my new favorite salad - made by me, panera bread, cafe rio or anyone else for that matter. use your leftover apple poppyseed dressing and whip this one up!

apple poppy seed spinach salad

baby spinach
slices of a sweet apple (i used fujis)
feta cheese
roasted almonds or walnuts (both good - whatever your preference)
apple poppy seed dressing (here)

1. no exact recipe here - just top a pile of spinach with apple, feta, craisins and nuts and then toss it with the apple poppy seed dressing. viola!

then let your mouth water between bites.


Katja said...

Just so you know, I LOVE the five ingredient Friday: sweet and spicy slow cooker chicken recipe. I could eat it every day. Thank you for this fabulous recipe. :)

Kimberly said...

Joe and I just started drooling when we saw the pictures of this salad. Definitely looks yummy!

Jana said...

I found your site on a google search for this recipe after trying a version on vacation in Corning, NY. It was A.M.A.Z.I.N.G! They had the naughty addition of a bit of crumbled bacon and topped with over-easy eggs. Great breakfast! Thanks for the dressing recipe.

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