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Quick Sweet-Sour Spinach Salad Recipe

Quick Sweet-Sour Spinach Salad Recipe

The tang of this salad from Judith Priglmeier rounds out any menu with a splash of color. “Quick and easy is often on my mealtime agenda, so this salad is perfect,” she writes from Aitkin, Minnesota. “Plus, I can make if for a few or an entire crew!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh spinach, torn
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon celery seed


  • 1. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, cranberries and onions. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, sugar, vinegar, mustard and celery seed. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

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Beth User ID: 8980482 257731
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2016

"I found this recipe a few months ago. So delicious! I have given up store bought dressing for this. I deceased the sugar to 2 tbsp and it's still good. Thank you!"

carrie carney User ID: 1551037 95100
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2012

"Brought this to a ladies get together and it went over we'll. I added goat cheese and walnuts to the salad and would most definitely make this again."

Steffy1981 User ID: 6504540 67598
Reviewed Feb. 13, 2012

"I made this for the 1st time lastnight my family loved loved loved it defanetly will be making this agian i did a lil altering with the type of oil and viniger cuz we didn't have them and so i used extra virgin olive oil and red-wine viniger was awesome"

lurky27 User ID: 1251896 150537
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2010

"salad was delicious enough to serve to company. Definitely a keeper.

~ Theresa"

dk1steve User ID: 4360287 164445
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2010

"My family loved this recipe! Everyone wanted a copy and it is so easy to make."

jojo10 User ID: 3750485 149648
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2010

"Loved the sweet & sour dressing on this salad. Would make again. Dressing is great on a regular salad."

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