Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad with an Apple Cider Poppyseed Dressing

Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad is an easy to make spinach salad with crisp apples, pears and strawberries hidden throughout. Topped with feta cheese, crunchy pecans and tossed in a delicious apple cider dressing! 

If you think this salad is amazing, I also love this Strawberry Avocado Salad,  Cranberry Apple Salad and this Broccoli Apple Salad is so mouthwatering good. I can’t resist a good salad especially when it involves crisp apples and strawberries!

Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad in a wood bowl.

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I adore an amazing mouthwatering salad. And now that I have lost the weight I needed after my last baby, I am in maintenance mode. Don’t you think that maintaining a weight can oftentimes be harder than losing the weight? Especially when you are a foodie at heart and want to eat #allthethings? I have learned that it comes to finding a good balance and what is right for you. A good salad is on repeat for me. When we went to Hawaii, or when I have gone on a weekend trip, I know that it is important to come back and get right on track again.

I love a good salad and I love when it involves spinach. I especially love a salad to be combined with fruits like apples, pears, strawberries, blackberries, you name it. I love when you get the best of both worlds of your fruit and vegetable. I know that you will love everything that is involved in this salad. It is especially amazing tossed in the apple cider poppyseed dressing!

Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad ingredients in a bowl.

What ingredients are in this salad?

  • spinach
  • strawberries
  • apples
  • pears
  • feta cheese
  • pecans

How do you make Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad?

  • To start, add spinach, chopped strawberries, sliced pears and apples, to a large bowl.
  • Make your apple cider vinegar dressing and pour on top of the salad and toss
  • Top with chopped pecans and feta cheese.

 

Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad in a clear bowl with a wooden spoon.

This salad is light and delicious and perfect served as a side. You can even add some protein like chicken and it will become a complete meal. I know that you are going to love this salad and it will become a new favorite as well!

Close up of Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad.

Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad with an Apple Cider Poppyseed Dressing

5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 4

Description

Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad is an easy to make spinach salad with crisp apples, pears and strawberries hidden throughout. Topped with feta cheese, crunchy pecans and tossed in a delicious apple cider dressing!


Ingredients

  • 4 cups spinach
  • 1 cup strawberries sliced
  • 1 apple sliced (I used honey crisp)
  • 1 pear sliced

Apple Cider Poppyseed Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1 teaspoon poppyseeds
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine spinach, strawberries, apple, and pear.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the apple cider, olive oil, honey and poppyseeds. Pour over salad and toss.
  3. Top with feta cheese and chopped pecans.

Nutrition Facts

Serves: 4

Calories235kcal (12%)Carbohydrates26g (9%)Protein4g (8%)Fat15g (23%)Saturated Fat3g (15%)Cholesterol8mg (3%)Sodium131mg (5%)Potassium381mg (11%)Fiber5g (20%)Sugar19g (21%)Vitamin A2875IU (58%)Vitamin C33.9mg (41%)Calcium104mg (10%)Iron1.4mg (8%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

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Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. I think maintaining after having kids is harder! It’s almost as if when you need to lose, it just makes sense to deprive yourself of all the sweets but when you are in maintaining mode, you can splurge sometimes so long as you don’t let it overtake your life! A salad like this is GREAT to have on repeat!!!

  2. 5 stars
    Thumbs up to this salad. It’s so colourful and delicious. I’ll definitely try it out but will it be okay if I eat this for dinner? It’s sour though. Thank you for sharing.

  3. 5 stars
    My husband and teenaged daughter enjoyed this. My daughter and I used the homemade dressing. My husband used Italian dressing instead. I didn’t have pecans but subbed toasted walnuts instead. Very healthy and versatile.

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