Spinach Salad with Apple Dressing
Apple butter gives a delightful sweetness to this spinach salad. Pecans and Swiss cheese add to the flavor, and are a great pairing, too.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1/2 cup apple butter
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 6 cups fresh baby spinach
- 1/2 cup pecan halves
- 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
- For dressing, in a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the apple butter, oil, vinegar and pepper; shake well. Divide spinach among 4 plates; sprinkle with pecans and cheese. Drizzle with dressing.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested with commercially prepared apple butter.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 272 calories, 21g fat (3g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 54mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Spinach Salad with Apple Dressing in Simple & Delicious September/October 2007
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