Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This salad taught me to love spinach! The dressing is WONDERFUL. I also love it on a lettuce salad topped with dried cranberries, pecans and crumbled bleu cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix first 4 ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. To prepare dressing, warm wine vinegar slightly.
  3. Add sugar and stir to dissolve.
  4. (If you prefer a tangier dressing, reduce the sugar to 2/3 cup.) If you don't warm the vinegar, you will have trouble getting the sugar to dissolve.
  5. Allow to cool.
  6. Add onion, paprika and salt.
  7. Stir well.
  8. Add olive oil and blend.
  9. I prefer to put it in a bottle and shake it.
  10. Pour over salad and enjoy!


Most Helpful

This was a wonderful way to enjoy spinach salad! My husband gave it a compliment and he's not a spinach lover. I made some quick croutons (using nine grain bread) in the toaster oven. I am not a big cheese lover in salads, so I was surprised how much I liked it in this one! I can see why this is your favorite way to eat spinach salad. It's now one of ours! Roxygirl

Roxygirl in Colorado May 20, 2006

Great salad. The dressing is wonderful, and what really makes this salad. I think you could add many more things to this, like a red onion, a hard boiled is good without though. I will for sure be making this again. I took this over to a friends home for a dinner that they had invited us to. They all liked it as well. I probly could have eaten the whole thing myself if I could have! LOL Thanks a trillion times over!

~*Miss Diggy*~ April 07, 2005

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