A homemade apple vinaigrette takes this spinach salad to new fresh flavor heights, while toasted hazelnuts add satisfying crunch. Add grilled chicken or salmon to make this easy salad recipe a meal.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Core and chop one of the apples. In a large skillet cook chopped apple in 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium heat for 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Transfer to a blender. Add vinegar, maple syrup, sage, kosher salt, and ground black pepper. Cover and blend until smooth. With the blender running, slowly add the remaining olive oil, blending until emulsified (smooth and thickened).

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  • Core and slice remaining apple. In a large bowl combine the spinach, sliced apple, hazelnuts, and celery root. Add vinaigrette; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

331 calories; 30 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 3 g polyunsaturated fat; 22 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 43 mg sodium. 210 mg potassium; 15 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 9 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 1887 IU vitamin a; 13 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 68 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 55 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Reviews (1)

5 Ratings
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08/31/2015
always on the prowl for a new great salad, and this is it, my 12 year old even liked it!  (though i miss pristina's fresh spinach.)