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Cranberry Spinach Salad with Creamy Citrus Dressing

Spinach Cranberry Salad with Creamy Citrus Dressing

Spinach, dried cranberries, goat cheese, and toasted pecans are the perfect winter salad match for this light and delicious Creamy Citrus Dressing.

Yield: 4 large salads or 8 side salads 1x
Prep: 10 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 10 minutes


Creamy Citrus Dressing:

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Spinach Cranberry Salad:

  • 8 cups baby spinach leaves, loosely packed
  • 1/2 cup pecans, toasted and chopped
  • 1/3 cup goat cheese or feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

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Creamy Citrus Dressing:

  1. Pour all ingredients in a mason jar. Close lid tightly and shake until combined. Refrigerate for up to two weeks.

Spinach Cranberry Salad:

  1. Toss all ingredients together. Voila!
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Cuisine: American Method: Mix