Citrus and Cinnamon Spinach Salad


A fresh and fantastic spinach and grapefruit salad with a unique taste!

spinach with orange slices
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
8 servings



  • 1 cup orange juice

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup raspberry-flavored vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 cup vegetable oil


  • 1 (11 ounce) package baby spinach leaves

  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained

  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 1 red grapefruit, peeled and sectioned


  1. Place orange juice, sugar, vinegar, and cinnamon in a saucepan and simmer until it reduces by half, 10 to 15 minutes. Set aside to cool, about 5 minutes.

  2. Whisk vegetable oil into dressing mixture slowly.

  3. Place spinach, mandarin oranges, feta cheese, and grapefruit into a bowl and drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately.

Cook's Note:

You can use fig-flavored vinegar instead of raspberry, and crumbled blue cheese instead of feta, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

393 Calories
31g Fat
28g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 393
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 213mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 55mg 274%
Calcium 141mg 11%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 394mg 8%

* 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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