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Spinach Ranch Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Spinach Ranch Salad

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"An unusual combination I came up with one night while preparing my lunch for the next day. Was scared to try it, but it turned out to be good! You could replace any ingredient to make it your own."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  1. Toss together spinach, cucumber, broccoli, feta, onion, chicken, and bacon in a large bowl. Pour dressing over salad, and gently toss again.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 27, 2008

This is a great salad! It's easy to make, fast and very filling. I substituted mushrooms for the broccoli (Mom loves mushrooms and I hate raw broccoli in salads) and added 1/2 cup of almonds to the second batch. Turned out real well.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 11, 2009

I think the ranch dressing just doesn't go with this salad. It's far too heavy. Use a balsamic vinegar dressing or a dressing made with olive oil, light rice vinegar or regular rice vinegar, a small amount of sugar or Splenda, a quick dash of salt and pepper. This will allow the flavors of the actual salad to come through.

 
Feb 19, 2010

I love this type of salad. For tose who don't like raw broccoli, just blanche it in a couple cups of steaming water for about 15 seconds until it changes to a bright green color. Much tastier!

 
Feb 16, 2012

Easy and delicious, plus it was a great way to use up leftover grilled chicken! I subbed cherry tomatoes for the broccoli and added a couple of hard boiled eggs. I also used real bacon vs. bacon bits. This was great with warm rolls for a weeknight meal.

 
Jul 12, 2005

This was sooooo good it quickly found it's way into the recipe boxes of other family members. I didn't have broccoli so added fresh mushrooms instead, which made the broccoli-hating grand-daughter that was eating with us happy. This will be eaten alot in our household.

 
Aug 09, 2007

Very quick and easy to make. I was looking for something on the lighter side so I didn't bother with the ranch, or the chicken really. I used balsamic vinegar. It turned out great and I will make it again!

 
Dec 22, 2005

I didn't measure anything and it turned out great. I will make it again.

 
Apr 02, 2009

My family thought this Spinach Salad was one of the best they had tasted. I left the chicken out as I used it as a side dish with chicken on the grill.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 262 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.5 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 22.9 g
  • 35%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 8.4 g
  • 17%
  • Sodium
  • 803 mg
  • 32%

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

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