Simple Cranberry Spinach Salad Recipe -
Simple Cranberry Spinach Salad Recipe
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Simple Cranberry Spinach Salad

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"This is a simple salad that can be made in minutes. It works well at Thanksgiving or anytime you're just looking for something a little different."

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    5 mins

    5 mins


  1. Combine the spinach, cranberries, walnuts, vinaigrette, and Romano cheese in a large bowl; toss until spinach is evenly coated. Serve immediately.
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Jul 22, 2011

Simple and delicious! Plus, it's good for you too! I toasted my walnuts added some thin sliced red onion and Granny Smith apple slices. I subbed feta for the Romano and used "Easy Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing" from this site. Perfect for a light lunch!

Mar 03, 2009

I used almonds and crasins instead of walnuts and cranberries. I really enjoyed it. I did not feel like I was starving myself.

Nov 30, 2009

Thanks for a quick & easy winner! I used a 50/50 baby spinach/mixed greens salad blend and Paul Newman's Lite Rasp-Walnut Vinaigrette dressing. The colors were festive & the flavors were great. I always toast my nuts & would suggest doing so for improved flavor. This was big hit at Thanksgiving & a nice change from all the usual heavy hot veggies. I got a lot of compliments on it & will definately be making this again. Thanks for sharing it!

Oct 02, 2009

Very good. My favorite spinach salad. Next time I will add chopped apples.

Nov 29, 2008

Made for Thanksgiving 2008....very tasty; simple to prepare

Jun 02, 2011

Easy, flavorful, and nutritious. What more could you ask for? I love adding nuts and dried fruit to spinach salads, it really perks them up. I've also used sunflower seeds instead and it is also delicous.

Nov 08, 2010

Super awesome salad! My fiance and I were a little skeptical going into it, but after the first bite we were hooked and ended up finishing off the whole bowl of salad before starting on the rest of dinner. I was unable to find just dried cranberries so instead used a mix of dried cranberries, blueberries, and cherries, and this just added to the wonderful flavorful taste of the salad.

Jan 24, 2011

Great recipe. Simple, yet flavorful. I use a similar version where I add dates (pitted) and croutons. It was a hit at Christmas!


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  • Calories
  • 138 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 337 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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