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Cold Spinach Salad Recipe

Updated on April 15, 2012

Easy Spinach Salad

2 bags (6-ounce size) of baby spinach

1 8-ounce bag walnut halves

1 12-ounce bag sun-ripened cranberries

1 12-ounce package feta cheese, crumbled

12 ounces Newman's Own balsamic vinaigrette dressing

In a large bowl, toss spinach, walnuts, cranberries and cheese together. Just before serving, pour dressing over salad and toss.

For variation, this also works well substituting raspberry vinaigrette

5 stars from 2 ratings of Easy Spinach Salad

American Salad

1 package (16 ounces) iceberg lettuce blend

2 cups raw broccoli, cut in florets

1 cup raw cauliflower, cut in florets

1 cup sliced celery

1/3 cup pineapple-orange juice

1/4 cup cider vinegar

3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Combine salad, broccoli, cauliflower, and celery in a large bowl.

Stir together pineapple juice, vinegar, cheese and oil, in small bowl. Pour dressing over salad. Toss together, and serve.

Mexican Cole Slaw

2 cups (8 ounces) fresh pineapple, cut into thin wedges

1 package (16 ounces) cole slaw

1/2 cup reduced fat Italian salad dressing

3 to 4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 clove garlic, pressed

Combine pineapple wedges and cole slaw in large bowl.

Stir together salad dressing, cilantro, cumin, salt and garlic. Pour over salad. Toss to coat evenly.


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    • puter_dr profile imageAUTHOR

      Mike Bouska 

      6 years ago from Midwest USA

      Glad you liked it. We like spinach too in about every form. Believe it or not, the other night we were suddenly hungry at midnight, and we had spinach with a bit of apple cider vinegar.

    • kjrzeek1 profile image


      6 years ago from New Jersey, USA

      I love spinach, and it is so good for you. Always looking for new ways to get more of it in my diet. Thank you.


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