Spinach and Blue Cheese Salad With Cider Vinaigrette

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Eat Your Vegetables

This is a great salad for fall when the local farms start offering apple picking. The flavors of the spinach, blue cheese, apples and cider vinaigrette complement each other beautifully. Use a good artisan blue cheese in this.

Top Review by hollyfrolly

My new favorite salad. Perfect as-is. Used fresh picked spinach, granny smith apples, and dried Sour cherries. Amazingly delicious! Love, love, love.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make the Cider Vinaigrette: Combine vinegar, mustard, honey, salt and pepper in small bowl. Whisk in oil and 2 T water. Stir in shallots.
  2. To make Salad: Place sunflower seeds in medium-sized skillet. Toast over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes, or until browned and fragrant, shaking pan often. Transfer to small bowl and cool.
  3. Just before serving, toss spinach, sliced apple, crumbled cheese and cooled sunflower seeds with vinaigrette.

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