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Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Whenever I take this salad to an event, people always ask for the recipe. It's perfect for the holidays.—Sheila Saunders, Pleasant Grove, Utah
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Swiss cheese
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard


  • In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, cheese, almonds and pomegranate seeds. In a blender, combine the dressing ingredients; cover and process until blended. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 149 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • sgronholz
    Nov 3, 2013

    I make this quite often since it's my favorite winter salad! Sometimes I substitute 1 Tbl. of raspberry or tangerine flavored balsamic vinegar for one of the Tbl. of white vinegar...delicious!

  • mathisfamily29
    Dec 26, 2009

    This has become our family's favorite Christmas salad. We look forward to it every year!

  • pastaman13
    Dec 12, 2009

    made it 3times