Effortless Spinach Salad

Effortless Spinach Salad
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Makes 4 servings


8 ounces fresh spinach
1/2 cup feta or goat cheese, crumbled
1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries
2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds, optional

1/2 cup bottled balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon orange zest, optional


Wash and clean spinach. Tear into bite size pieces and place in a serving bowl. Add half of the feta or goat cheese and onion; toss to combine.

Combine dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Top with dried cranberries and almonds. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.

Per Serving: Cal. 110 (5%DV), Fat Cal. 27, Pro. 4g (7%DV), Carb. 18g (6%DV), Fat 3g (4%DV), Chol. 13mg (4%DV), Sod. 249mg (10%DV), Vit. A 400RE (40%DV), Vit. C 20mg (34%DV), Vit. E 1mg (3%DV), Calcium, 129mg (12%DV), Iron 2mg (9%DV), Folate 119Ug (29%DV), Zinc 1mg (4%DV), Pot. 356mg (10%DV), Dietary Exchange: Vegetable 2, Fruit 0.5, Fat 0.5


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Make this salad all the time

I have this salad committed to memory so I can make it anywhere. It's tasty and easy! Enough said.

Quick, easy, delicious!

Deb from Eden Prairie, MN

We often have feta, walnuts, and craisins with romaine and a cranberry vinaigrette. We only had spinach on hand last night, but did have all of the other ingredients. We substituted honey roasted sliced almonds. Delicious! Will definitely make again - romaine may be taking a back seat now!

Ms Allie

Delicious, simple to make and festive, perfect for the Aussie summer Christmas table!!

Just Perfect

Anonymous from Morris, IL

This was simple to make, and tasted so delicious! I was extremely pleased with the flavours in this salad, the dressing was perfect for it. I put more onions in it than it called for, but I like onions. I plan on making this for Thanksgiving, along with a few other OCEAN SPRAY recipes I found and will try out before-hand. We had this with our New York Strip steaks I grilled last night. Perfect side sald, I had two bowls! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!

Fantastic Salad

Jackie from Pitcairn, PA

I saw this recipe on the back of the Craisins package and thought that I would give it a try. It was fantastic and such a refreshing change from an ordinary tossed salad. I then decided to add the salad to my Thanksgiving menu and the reviews were outstanding!

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