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Cranberry-Orange Spinach Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings

This festive toss bursts with fresh flavor from mandarin oranges, spinach and cranberries. The homemade dressing is easy to stir together and gets a unique taste from nutmeg.—Preci D'Silva, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


  • 2 cans (11 ounces each) mandarin oranges, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cashews


  1. Drain oranges, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, salt, nutmeg, pepper and reserved juice. In a serving bowl, combine the spinach, oranges and cranberries. Add dressing; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cashews.

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