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Amazing Spinach Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


12 servings

Crunchy, sweet, savory and healthy—this all in one salad has everything my family craves. Plus it's easy to assemble—a must at the holidays. —Lisa Margarone, Safety Harbor, Florida


  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 8 ounces sliced pancetta or bacon, cut into 1/4 inch strips
  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) fresh baby spinach
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds


  1. Place the first nine ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Chill until serving.
  2. In a large skillet, cook pancetta over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels; drain. Arrange spinach on a serving plate. Arrange the cheese, tomatoes and pancetta over top.
  3. Just before serving, shake dressing and drizzle over salad. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 239 calories, 20g fat (7g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 722mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

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