Quick Sweet-Sour Spinach Salad Recipe
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Quick Sweet-Sour Spinach Salad Recipe

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The tang of this salad from Judith Priglmeier rounds out any menu with a splash of color. “Quick and easy is often on my mealtime agenda, so this salad is perfect,” she writes from Aitkin, Minnesota. “Plus, I can make if for a few or an entire crew!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon celery seed

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, cranberries and onions. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, sugar, vinegar, mustard and celery seed. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sweet-Sour Spinach Salad in Simple & Delicious November/December 2007, p22

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2012

"Brought this to a ladies get together and it went over we'll. I added goat cheese and walnuts to the salad and would most definitely make this again."

Reviewed Feb. 13, 2012

"I made this for the 1st time lastnight my family loved loved loved it defanetly will be making this agian i did a lil altering with the type of oil and viniger cuz we didn't have them and so i used extra virgin olive oil and red-wine viniger was awesome"

Reviewed Dec. 8, 2010

"Salad was delicious enough to serve to company. Definitely a keeper.

~ Theresa"

Reviewed Apr. 6, 2010

"My family loved this recipe! Everyone wanted a copy and it is so easy to make."

Reviewed Mar. 27, 2010

"Loved the sweet & sour dressing on this salad. Would make again. Dressing is great on a regular salad."

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