Spinach Salad


Currants or dried apricots can be substituted for the dried sour cherries, if you like, in this delicious spinach salad.


  • 1 bunch spinach, (about 6 cups), preferably flat-leaf, roughly chopped

  • cup dried sour cherries

  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced

  • 1 green apple, cored and thinly sliced

  • ½ cup seedless red grapes, cut in half

  • ¼ cup walnuts, coarsely chopped

  • 2 teaspoons apple-cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • cup crumbled goat cheese, (about 2 ounces)


  1. Combine spinach, cherries, scallions, apple slices, grapes, and walnuts in a large bowl. Whisk together vinegar and olive oil; season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour vinaigrette over salad; toss in cheese, and arrange on salad plates.

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