Cranberry Pecan Spinach Salad Recipe
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Cranberry Pecan Spinach Salad Recipe

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I came across this recipe one year when I was looking for a special salad for the holidays. —Deb Murata, Carmichael, California
Recommended: 30 Fall Harvest Salads
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 4 cups packed torn fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 medium red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces, toasted
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, cranberries, onion, pecans and blue cheese. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper until blended. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Spinach Salad in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p147

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kimspacc User ID: 1340117 256285
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2016

"This is a delicious recipe. It's easy to make and looks festive!"

claypool User ID: 5674404 58707
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2010

"this salad is great...I have to make it for all holidays and get togethers..."

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