Spinach Salad Recipe

Julia Mueller | The Roasted Root

Delicious stone fruit makes the best of Summer's produce offerings, making this Spinach Salad one fabulous dinner. Perfect for a...

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When it comes to salad, I find the biggest successes come from using fresh in-season produce. This way, the salad is bound to turn out with abundant flavor, and it is even more cost effective to buy produce that is in season.

Stone fruit season is by far my favorite fruit season. Peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots and cherries are so bright, sweet and juicy. Brightening up a green salad with stylish stone fruit adds great flair, flavor, and texture and makes a salad so refreshing on a hot day. Adding a combination of fruit and nuts to a salad always results in a winning dish.

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This salad comes with a homemade white wine vinaigrette recipe. Simply reducing white wine on the stovetop and mixing it up with other vinaigrette ingredients creates a unique and very flavorful dressing.  The first time I made this salad, I didn’t add any cheese but I’m confident that feta or blue cheese crumbles would make a delicious accompaniment. You could also add grilled salmon or chicken to the salad for some extra protein!

Now, quick! Go make this before stone fruit goes out of style!

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Spinach Salad Recipe

    4 Servings


  • 1/2 cup White Wine
  • 2 tablespoons Walnut Oil
  • 1 tablespoon White Wine Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Honey
  • dash of Salt, to taste
  • dash of Black Pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup Fresh Cherries, pitted and chopped
  • 1 Peach, pitted and sliced
  • 1 Nectarine, pitted and sliced
  • 1 Avocado, diced
  • 5 cups Baby Spinach
  • 3 tablespoons Walnuts, roasted


  1. In a small skillet or saucepan, heat the white wine until it is reduced to 2 tablespoons, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and whisk in the oil, vinegar and honey. Add a sprinkle of salt and pepper to taste.
  3. To serve the salad, toss all of the ingredients together in the white wine dressing. Serve immediately.
Source: Inspired by Cooking Light
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Author: Julia Mueller
Source: Inspired by Cooking Light
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 140
Calories 270

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
  Saturated Fat 2g
Sodium 35mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
  Dietary Fiber 5g
  Sugars 12g
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Julia Mueller

About Julia

Julia is known for her healthy, balanced approach to all kinds of recipes, vegetarian and meat alike, on her blog, The Roasted Root. She shares her commitment to delectable vegetarian dishes as a Vegetarian fanatic, proving that you can make the whole family happy without the need for meat.

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