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Special Spinach Salad

I always get compliments when I serve this refreshing salad during the holidays. The creamy dressing is perfect with the colorful cranberries and crunchy nuts. —Laurene Hunsicker, Canton, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries


  • In a small bowl, whisk the oil, sugar, vinegar, sour cream and mustard. Divide spinach among four salad plates; drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with walnuts and cranberries.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 364 calories, 28g fat (4g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 38mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • No_Time_To_Cook
    Dec 26, 2017

    Very good and simple salad to make. I will definitely make this again.

  • shannondobos
    Apr 28, 2016

    Loved! I had some spinach I needed to use up, and my go-to salad usually has a poppyseed dressing. This dressing will definitely make the regular rotation for me. I think this would also be great with pecans.

  • mbdumee
    Nov 27, 2014

    This recipe has become a family favorite. We love it!

  • Wildehome
    Nov 25, 2011

    Made this recipe for Thanksgiving - whole family absolutely loved it! Can not wait to make it again!

  • lurky27
    Sep 30, 2010

    So easy, delicious, & healthy!~ Theresa

  • bamc626
    Jan 11, 2010

    Very refreshing and colorful. I especially loved the dressing. Everytime I served it, I had to share the recipe. Wonderful