Mandarin Orange Strawberry Spinach Salad

16

Winner of the Ultimate Salad Toss Contest

Marie Guaragna

By
@Guaragna

This is a true crowd-pleaser!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

What a treat for the senses this salad is. It's fabulous to serve on just about any occasion from Sunday brunch to a holiday meal. There is just something classic about the flavors of fresh spinach and strawberries. Add in mandarin oranges and you have a yummy salad. Celery, parsley, and green onions add a bit of crunch and a slight onion flavor. We loved the candied almonds on top. The homemade vinaigrette is light and perfect to dress the salad with.

Note: Raspberry vinegar can be hard to find. If you need a substitute, red wine vinegar would work (the flavor will be slightly different). Salad oil is an oil with a light taste like vegetable or canola oil. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 21 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • SALAD

  • 1 c
    chopped celery
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced fresh parsley
  • 2 sprig(s)
    spring onions, chopped including tops
  • 1 bag(s)
    fresh spinach (10 oz ready to eat in a bag)
  • 11 oz
    mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 c
    fresh sliced strawberries
  • DRESSING

  • 1/4 c
    salad oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    raspberry vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 pinch
    black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • GARNISH

  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    sliced almonds

How to Make Mandarin Orange Strawberry Spinach Salad

About Mandarin Orange Strawberry Spinach Salad




Show 109 Comments & Reviews

20 Spring Salad Recipes

20 Spring Salad Recipes


Fresh, bright, and bursting with flavor, these springtime salads are healthy and delicious. Using seasonal ingredients, these spring salads are full of asparagus, radishes, peas, avocados, berries, lemon, and mint – making for one tasty side dish or main meal. Who knew we would love salads so much? Get ready to Pinch these spring salads!

6 Pina Colada-Inspired Recipes

6 Pina Colada-Inspired Recipes


One sip of a pina colada and you’re transported to the tropics. Filled with pineapple, coconut, and rum flavor, they’re a summertime staple. Sometimes though, you want to enjoy the flavors of a pina colada without making a cocktail. When those cravings hit, try any of these pina colada-inspired recipes. They’re much less expensive to […]

Recipes for All You Lemon Lovers

Recipes for All You Lemon Lovers


In warmer weather, my taste buds gravitate towards lemon. Sweet and savory, I look for ways to incorporate their wonderful tart flavor into my meals. If you love lemon anything as I do, you’re going to want to try these Blue Ribbon recipes. Homemade waffles are an easy breakfast. Jamallah Bergman’s (Atlanta, GA) Lemon Poppy […]