Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing


Spinach salad with poppy seed dressing is a colorful mix of baby greens, mandarin oranges, and almonds — topped with a sweet and tangy dressing.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


Poppy Seed Dressing:

  • ½ cup creamy salad dressing (e.g. Miracle Whip®)

  • cup white vinegar

  • cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds


  • 4 cups baby spinach

  • 4 cups mixed salad greens

  • 1 (10 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained

  • cup thinly sliced red onion

  • ½ cup slivered almonds


  1. Make poppy seed dressing: Whisk together creamy salad dressing, vinegar, sugar, and poppy seeds; set aside.

  2. Prepare the salad: Arrange spinach leaves, mixed salad greens, oranges, onion, then almonds onto individual salad plates.

  3. Drizzle with poppy seed dressing to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

288 Calories
16g Fat
34g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 288
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 293mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 43mg 213%
Calcium 115mg 9%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 547mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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