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Fruited Spinach Salad

I had a similar salad in a restaurant and thought it was great, so I came up with this recipe to prepare at home. I love the way the light, sweet dressing tops the refreshing salad ingredients. — Kate Reynolds, Seattle, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings


  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons raspberry jam or spreadable fruit
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 1 red apple, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted


  • Drain oranges, reserving 1/2 cup juice. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine oil, jam, vinegar and reserved juice; shake well. In a large salad bowl, toss oranges, spinach, apple and pecans. Serve with the dressing.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 223 calories, 18g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • lurky27
    Dec 3, 2010

    Delicious...with the following alterations. We had strawberry-rhubarb jam home (which worked fine) and only used 1/2 cup chopped pecans, which added plenty of crunch for our liking.~ Theresa

  • lrullis
    Nov 11, 2009

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  • Diane Phillips
    Nov 20, 2008

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