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Berry Spinach Salad

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"An excellent variation of the traditional raspberry vinaigrette."
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4 h 10 m servings 484
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Mix sugar, mustard, poppy seeds, minced onion and salt in a food processor or blender. Gradually add oil, followed by vinegar. Chill at least 4 hours to allow flavors to blend.
  2. Combine spinach, pecans, red onion and berries in a large bowl. Toss with 1/3 cup chilled salad dressing. Refrigerate remaining dressing for future use.


  • Recipe Notes:
  • Substitute other flavored vinegars for raspberry.
  • Substitute halved fresh strawberries for dried sweetened cranberries.
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the dressing ingredients, not just the amount used for the salad.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 484 calories; 42.1 30.6 2.6 0 235 Full nutrition

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DBF loved this one. Had to leave the nuts off his bowl, but was so glad I went to the trouble of toasting some for me! The dressing is AmAzInG. Make this, it's awesome!

Made recipe to the T except used olive as I didn't have corn oil. We really enjoyed the salad. The dressing is very good. I do love sugar coated pecans, so I might do those next time to rais...

This is a wonderful dressing. A friend just asked me for the recipe. I use olive oil as corn oil will most likely be made with GMO corn. Olive works beautifully! Or you could use organic cano...

it tasted Amazing!!!!!

Great Salad! Simple to make, but extremely flavorful!