Spinach Cranberry Salad with Poppyseed Vinaigrette

With a combination of spinach, cranberries, almonds and a delicious poppyseed vinaigrette, it is no wonder why this salad is a long time Sizzler favorite!

Healthy Food

Makes 4 Servings


  • 2 Quarts Baby Spinach
  • 1/3 Cup Poppyseed Vinaigrette (see below)
  • ½ Cup Almonds, Toasted
  • 1 Cup Cranberries, Dried

Poppyseed Vinaigrette:

  • 1 ½ T Sugar, White, Granulated
  • 1 tsp Onion, Yellow, Diced
  • Dash Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp White Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Salad Oil, Vegetable
  • 1 ½ tsp Sesame Seeds, Toasted
  • ⅛ tsp Poppy Seeds


  1. In a mixer, combine vinegar (white wine and cider), paprika, onion, and sugar on medium speed. Slowly add the oil to the other ingredients until completely incorporated (do not over-mix). Then, using a wire whisk, add poppy seeds and sesame seeds. 
  2. In a large bowl, gently toss the spinach and dressing. Top with almonds and cranberries.

Nutrition Information*:
300 calories, 17 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium,
39 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, 25 g sugar, 5 g protein,  1.25 cups fruits/veggies

* Nutrition information may vary from the item served in the restaurant.