Spinach Salad with Pears and Raisins

  • Yield 6 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 5 mins

Open a bag of prewashed spinach leaves; add raisins, pears and onions for a very quick salad fix.

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California Raisin Marketing Board

Ingredients

Dressing:
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar
Salad:
1 cup California golden raisins
2 firm ripe pears
3/4 cup thinly sliced red onion, rinsed
1 (10-ounce) package prewashed spinach leaves

Instructions

  1. In a large salad bowl, mix orange peel, orange juice, vinegar and raisins. Core and thinly slice pears.
  2. Combine pears and onion with dressing.
  3. Allow to stand to blend flavors and plump raisins for about 20 minutes. Just before serving, add spinach to bowl; toss gently to coat with dressing.

Recipe courtesy of the California Raisin Marketing Board

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