Apple Pear Orange Spinach Salad

March 06, 2020

Apple Pear Orange Spinach Salad


  • 9 oz. baby spinach
  • 3 small mandarin oranges, peeled and segmented
  • 2 small red gala apples, cored and diced
  • 2 bartlette pears, cored and diced
  • 1 cup pecans, toasted and roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

Orange Poppy Seed Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1/4 tsp salt


For the dressing:

  1. Add all of the dressing ingredients to a jar, cover with lid and shake to emulsify. 

  2. Chill for 30 minutes if possible. Shake again just before pouring over salad.

For the salad:

  1. Layer spinach, apples, mandarin oranges, pears, pecans and feta into a large salad bowl. 

  2. Drizzle with dressing and toss to evenly coat. Serve immediately.
  3. Recipe source: Cooking Classy, dressing recipe from my other salad recipe that I love.

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