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Spinach Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette
Servings: 4
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes



1 cup cranberry juice
½ cup cranberries, fresh or frozen
1 tsp. onion, minced
1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 tsp. honey
Salt and pepper to taste


10-oz. bag baby spinach
1 apple, cored and diced
½ cup walnuts, toasted and cooled
½ cup dried cranberries
2 Tbsp. crumbled feta, goat, or blue cheese (optional)


  1. In a small saucepan, combine cranberry juice, cranberries, and onion. Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until berries pop. Let cool slightly.
  2. Place in blender with remaining vinaigrette ingredients and blend until smooth. Chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  3. Place salad ingredients in a serving bowl and serve or toss with the vinaigrette.
Nutritional info

233 calories, 14.3 g total fat (1.9 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 23 g total carbohydrate, 6.9 g protein