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Cranberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Cranberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Poppy seed dressing adds flavor and style to this spinach, cranberry and feta cheese salad.

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  • 2-4Servings


  • 1 (10-ounce/284-gram) bag of baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup (250-ml) dried cranberries
  • 2/3 cup (150-ml) toasted shaved almonds
  • 4 green onions, diced
  • 1/3 cup (75-ml) crumbled light feta cheese
  • 2/3  (150-ml) cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons (30-ml) balsamic vinegar with raspberry juice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon (15-ml) poppy seeds
  • 2 teaspoons (1-ml) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2-ml) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1-ml) pepper


1. In a large salad bowl, combine spinach, cranberries, almonds, green onion and feta cheese.

2. In a separate small bowl, combine canola oil, balsamic vinegar, poppy seeds, sugar, salt and pepper. Mix well.

3. Pour dressing over top of salad ingredients and toss lightly. Serve immediately.