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Spinach Almond Salad

“I’m asked for the recipe every time I serve this salad. It’s just lovely.” —Jennie Richards, Riverton, Utah
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 2 large tart apples, thinly sliced
  • 10 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil


  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a blender, combine the sugar, vinegar, onion and salt; cover and process until blended. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Pour over salad; toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 284 calories, 18g fat (3g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • Ashley
    Dec 3, 2017

    Seriously we were given this recipe about 5 years ago and it the BEST salad ever!!! And so easy to make! Yum!!

  • kimspacc
    Jul 23, 2015

    Great flavors and very easy to prepare.

  • ojc0806
    Oct 15, 2010

    Whole family loved this salad!!!

  • lakewoodparts3
    Sep 19, 2010

    Very good! Made it 2 time within a week!!