Spinach,Orange, Cranberry Salad w/ Pumpkin Brittle

Julie Ann Keene


Cranberries and orange are two flavors that were made for each other! The crunchy, earthy seeds and clean spinach blend together beautifully. This is a great use for day old homemade bread!


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10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 2 slice
    thick bread
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    pumpkin seeds
  • 1 large
  • 1 lb
    fresh spinach leaves
  • 4 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    cranberries, dried
  • To taste
    cracked black pepper

How to Make Spinach,Orange, Cranberry Salad w/ Pumpkin Brittle


  1. Spread olive oil on both sides of the bread. If you have a toaster oven then toast them until the bread is browned, otherwise put it under the broiler until browned. Drain on paper towels and then cut into half inch cubes.
  2. In a small saute pan heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-low heat. Stir in brown sugar until it melts. Add pumpkin seeds and stir until well coated. Pour seeds on to wax paper or silicone mat and allow to cool. Break up pieces.
  3. Put spinach in salad bowl. Toss in vinegar and remaining oil until leaves are coated. Add orange slices and cranberries. Gently mix.
  4. Top with seeds and croutons and a few grinds of pepper.

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About Spinach,Orange, Cranberry Salad w/ Pumpkin Brittle

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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