Spinach Salad with Pears and Raisins

California Raisin Marketing Board
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins


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


  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

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 3.84
  • Calories 150
  • Fat 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 45mg
  • Potassium 590mg
  • Carbohydrate 37g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 24g
  • Protein 3g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 90%
  • Vitamin C 50%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 10%