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Cranberry Spinach Salad

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Salad

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Pound Spinach
  • 1 Cup Cranberries
  • 3/4 Cup Almonds
  • 1/4 Cup White Wine Vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Sesame Seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. Minced Onion or Shallot
  • 1/4 Tsp. Paprika Optional

Instructions
 

  • Chop the spinach and place in a bowl with the cranberries and almonds. (For a bit of extra flavor, try sautéing the almonds in butter first.)
  • Mix the sugar and vinegar together to make the dressing.
  • When the sugar has dissolved, add the olive oil, sesame seeds, onion, and paprika. Whisk vigorously.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and serve.

Notes

A cup of spinach contains four grams of fiber, while a cup of cranberries contains 6.6. Together with their naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, they provide a powerful burst of flavor and nutrition.