Pomegranate Spinach Salad


A so-simple homemade vinaigrette with crunchy almonds and pomegranate arils will have even the veggie-haters reaching for seconds. This Allrecipes Magazine recipe is based on Jamie's Cranberry Spinach Salad.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
12 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • cup sliced almonds

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

  • 1 ½ teaspoons poppy seeds

  • 1 teaspoon minced onion

  • teaspoon paprika

  • 1 (10 ounce) package fresh spinach

  • ½ cup pomegranate arils

  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add almonds; cook, stirring frequently, until lightly toasted.

  2. Whisk oil, sugar, vinegars, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, onion, and paprika together in a bowl for the dressing.

  3. Toss spinach, toasted almonds, and pomegranate arils together in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

102 Calories
9g Fat
5g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 102
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 183mg 4%

* 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.