Easy Spinach Salad Recipe

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Easy Spinach Salad

Ashley Gunderson

By
@Smashley

My dad would make this salad and bring it to get-togethers. It is so delicious and I could eat it for my whole meal! It is ALWAYS a hit!!


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Serves:

6-7

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

2
bags of baby spinach
1 c
mozzarella cheese
1 can(s)
mandarin oranges, drained
1/2 c
almonds, slivered
4 Tbsp
sugar
1 jar(s)
poppy seed dressing (i like marzetti's the best!)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Rinse the baby spinach and put in a bowl. Add the mozzarella cheese & drained oranges. Toss together.
2
Caramelize almonds: Put 4 tablespoons sugar in heavy skillet. Add almonds. Stir constantly over low heat until sugar melts, turns brown and collects on almonds. Remove from heat and break apart to cool. USE A WOODEN SPOON--others melt!
3
Dress the salad with the poppy seed dressing to your liking; or you can keep it on the side if you prefer. I find I like it better when all the flavors have blended and the dressing isn't just on top.
4
Top with caramelized almonds. Serve immediately.

Enjoy!

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