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Cranberry Pecan Spinach Salad

I came across this recipe one year when I was looking for a special salad for the holidays. —Deb Murata, Carmichael, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    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


  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 155 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 61mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Lady Fingers
    Sep 27, 2019

    This is very like my favorite salad at our local pizza place. So glad to be able to make it at home.

  • kimspacc
    Nov 1, 2016

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

  • s_pants
    Sep 1, 2012

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  • claypool
    Dec 12, 2010

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