Sweet Spinach Salad

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by S. Merrill

This spinach salad comes from my "Taste of Home" cookbook and is excellent. It is very easy to prepare and would be a terrific addition to any holiday meal, or any other time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 12 teaspoons finely chopped onions
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 12 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1 (10 ounce) packagefresh Baby Spinach
  • 1 (15 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 23 cup slivered almonds, toasted


  1. In a blender, combine the orange juice concentrate, sugar, vinegar, onion and salt. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Stir in poppy seeds. Transfer to a small bowl. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until well chilled.
  2. Combine spinach, mandarin oranges and almonds in a large bowl. Pour over dressing to desired taste. Toss. Refrigerate any leftover dressing for another use.

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