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Strawberry-Orange Spinach Salad Recipe

Strawberry-Orange Spinach Salad Recipe

"Years ago, my husband and I went to a dinner catered by a high school cooking class, and they served this colorful salad," says Donna Moorman of Stirling, Ontaion. "I begged for the recipe and have been making it ever since."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 8 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/4 cup julienned red onion
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


  • 1. On salad plates, arrange the spinach, strawberries, oranges and onion. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salads; serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 203 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 30 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Strawberry-Orange Spinach Salad

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Reviewed May. 17, 2013

"This is as good and simple recipe. I use red wine vinegar instead of apple cider vinegar just to change up the flavor a little. I never buy red onions because the white ones are better on my budget. It's also good with half spinach and half mixed greens."

Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

"This is fantastic! I've mage it several times, it always turns out great by following the recipe exactly! Wouldn't change a thing! It always get rave reviews too."

Reviewed Apr. 1, 2010

"Great recipe I made it over ten times to date. My wife and five-year old can’t get enough. I have substituted olive oil for canola oil and sometimes I've use shallots instead of red onions. A great recipe."

Reviewed Apr. 17, 2009

"I use any store brand or Heinz. Most apple cider vinegars ar the same unless you are pickling-then check the acidity number.Idea"

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2009

"barbandchuck, I just use the store brand, most apple cider vinegar is very similar. I like Bragg's but a magazine taste test found Maille to be the #1 choice. It's also the most expensive. By the time you add the seasonings, it's pretty hard to tell the difference."

Reviewed Apr. 14, 2009

"Can someone please tell me what type of cider vinegar to use? thank you"

Reviewed Apr. 14, 2009

"I have had this before and it is excellent."

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