Sweet Spinach Salad with Fruit

Getting a recipe for spinach salad isn’t that complicated since you can mix spinach with just about any salad greens for a nice dish. But when you get the right dressing to go with the strong flavors of spinach, that’s when you have a really great spinach salad. This one has a sweet dressing with fruit and honey.

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Sweet spinach salad is ideal for a summer lunch, or a fresh summer side dish.

• 3 cups spinach, torn
• 1 cup red lettuce, torn
• 1/2 red onion, diced
• 5 oz mandarin orange slices (half a small can)
• 3 strips of bacon, fried and crumbled

• 1/4 cup vegetable oil
• 2 tbs white sugar
• 1 tbs cider vinegar
• 2 tsp liquid honey
• 1/4 tsp celery salt
• 1/4 tsp onion powder
• 1/4 tsp paprika
• 1/4 tsp dry mustard
• 1/4 tsp lemon juice

In a salad bowl, combine the ingredients for the salad and toss lightly to mix. Then in another mixing bowl, whisk all the dressing ingredients together and pour over the salad. Serve right away, and it makes about 5 to 6 servings.

superfoods in this recipe: spinach

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