Cranberry Spinach Salad Recipe

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Cranberry Spinach Salad Recipe
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Cranberry Spinach Salad Recipe

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This recipe started out as a summer salad with raspberries. I came up with this holiday version when I was putting together the menu for my first Thanksgiving dinner. I sometimes serve it on individual salad plates instead of in a big bowl.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the spinach, pecans and cranberries. In a bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Spinach Salad in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p127

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 183 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 27mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  1. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, pecans and cranberries. In a bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Spinach Salad in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p127

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kimspacc User ID: 1340117 241563
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2016

"Colorful and easy to prepare. Flavors were okay but nothing special."

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lurky27 User ID: 1251896 154198
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2011

"YUM! So easy and full of flavor.

~ Theresa"

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cbalbierz User ID: 3273865 132830
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2010

"super easy, tastes great. took it to a xmas party and people loved it."

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mom23kids User ID: 3946374 158757
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2009

"Good dressing, kids did not enjoy."

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