Cranberry and Chicken Spinach Salad with Orange Dressing

Cranberry and Chicken Spinach Salad with Orange Dressing: Savory Sweet and Satisfying

A simple and easy salad, with the most amazing dressing. My husband and I loved the dressing. It had such great orange flavor. Plus it went so well with all of the ingredients in the salad.

Cranberry and Chicken Spinach Salad with Orange Dressing
Ingredients:

Orange Dressing
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup canola oil
2 teaspoons orange zest
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons dijon mustard

Salad
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked, cooled and sliced
10 ounces spinach
1 cup crumbled queso fresco
3/4 sliced almonds, toasted
3/4 cup dried cranberries

Directions:
In a blender add all of the dressing ingredients. Pulse the blender until the mixture is well emulsified. Pour into a container and refrigerate until ready to use.

In a large bowl toss all of the salad ingredients together. Serve the salad with the dressing.

Enjoy!!!

Notes:
The queso fresco can be substituted with feta.
I seasoned my chicken with black pepper before cooking.


Nutrition Facts

Serves: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 769

Total Fat

47.3g

Saturated Fat

8.9g

Polyunsaturated Fat

4.2g

Monounsaturated Fat

8.3g

Trans Fat

0g

Cholesterol

106.2g

Sodium

633g

Potassium

306.6g

Total Carbohydrates

52.5g

Dietary Fiber

6.1g

Sugars

43.1g

Protein

31.1g

Vitamin A 23.4% Vitamin C 24.6%

Calcium 20.1% Iron 3.6%

*Nutritional information will vary depending on the brands you use.


*Adapted from Cooking Classy.

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