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Apple–Cherry Salad

Apple–Cherry Salad

Apple–Cherry Salad

Want to know the secret to keeping just about any salad recipe from getting boring? Figure out a way to add a fruit and a nut! You’ll get the crisp brightness of the fruit contrasted against a crunchy, nutty flavor for a refreshing pick-me-up.

  • Author: Addie Gundry
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Salads & Dressings


  • 6 ounces baby spinach
  • 4 ounces Brie cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 Fuji apple, cored and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 Granny Smith apple, cored and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a large bowl, layer the spinach, cheese, apples, dried cherries, and walnuts.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, honey, mustard, salt, and pepper.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad.

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