Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

At a wedding last weekend we had a phenomenal spinach salad filled with red onions, golden raisins and grapes.  What really made it great was the balsamic vinaigrette in which it was tossed.  We came home determined to recreate it.  J did all the work with this one, and it’s incredibly tasty.  The salad quantities are just guesstimates — add as much or little as you like of each ingredient.

Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Vinaigrette adapted from AllRecipes.com


2 large handfuls spinach
2 T thinly sliced red onion
1/4 c almonds (or pecans, walnuts, etc), diced
1/4 c golden raisins
1/4 c grapes, halved
2 T feta crumbles


2 T balsamic vinegar
1 T honey
1/4 c extra virgin olive oil
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste

1) Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl.
2) Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl.
3) Pour about 2/3 of the dressing over the salad and toss; add more to taste.

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One Response to Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

  1. Pingback: The Most Amazing Balsamic Vinaigrette « Frugal Hausfrau's Blog

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