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Cranberry Walnut Spinach Salad in Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

This delicious Cranberry Walnut Spinach Salad in Honey Mustard Vinaigrette is loaded with fresh spinach, sweet dried cranberries and crunchy chopped walnuts.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword spinach salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 301kcal
Author Olga

Ingredients

  • 5-7 oz bag/box baby spinach leaves (or 5 cups)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries chopped
  • 1/3 cup walnuts broken into pieces

Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/3 cup olive oil (or 5-6 tbsp)
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt

Instructions

  • Arrange baby spinach leaves in the salad bowl (cut off ends if needed). Chop cranberries and add them to the bowl. Chop walnuts and add them to the bowl as well. Set aside
  • Honey Mustard Vinaigrette: In a small bowl, first combine the vinegar and mustard, season with salt, garlic and onion powder. Now whisk in honey. Next slowly drizzle in the olive oil while whisking the ingredients together for about 1 minute. You will get thick creamy texture.
  • Add cranberries and walnuts to the bowl with spinach. Drizzle in the Honey Mustard Vinaigrette from step 2 and mix well.

Nutrition

Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 260mg | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 66.5% | Vitamin C: 12.1% | Calcium: 4.9% | Iron: 8.5%