Craisins Spinach Salad

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by MeliBug

I love Craisins! As I was eating some out of the bag earlier today, I noticed they have a recipe on the bag that sounds REALLY good! So I wanted to post it here before I ate all the Craisins and threw away the bag! :) I may even throw in some bacon bits... mmmm!

Top Review by Parsley

A classic salad combination. This salad is good any time of the year and for practically any ocassion. I made this as written, using my own balsamic viniagrette and used goat's milk feta cheese. The orange juice and zest gives a nice, sweet flavor. Thanx for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces fresh spinach
  • 14 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 12 cup dried sweetened cranberries (Craisins)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds (optional)
  • 12 cup feta (optional) or 12 cup goat cheese, crumbled (optional)
  • 12 cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest (optional)


  1. Wash and clean spinach. Tear into bit sized pieces and place in serving bowl.
  2. Add half of cheese and 1/4 onion. Toss to combine.
  3. Combine dressing ingredients (vinaigrette, oj, and orange zest) in a small mixing bowl.
  4. Pour over salad and toss to coat.
  5. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Top with Craisins and almonds. Serve immediately.

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