Spinach Almond Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 04, 2022
“I’m asked for the recipe every time I serve this salad. It’s just lovely.” —Jennie Richards, Riverton, Utah
Spinach Almond Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. 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.