Spinach Salad with Dried Cherries

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins

This salad combines, earthy, sweet, tart, and savory flavors.


  • 4 teaspoons red-wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • 8 ounces baby spinach

  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion

  • ½ cup dried cherries

  • ¼ cup raw green pumpkin seeds, toasted


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, and oil until combined and thickened; season with salt and pepper.

  2. Add spinach, onion, and cherries; toss to combine. Serve immediately, topped with pumpkin seeds.

Cook's Notes

To toast the pumpkin seeds, spread in a single layer in a pie plate; bake in a 350-degree oven until puffed and brown, about 10 minutes.

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