For this easy side salad, make the dressing ahead of time. Add apple slices to juice mixture and use to top baby spinach leaves.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Alexandra Rowley

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30 mins


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  • For dressing, in a blender container or food processor bowl combine salad dressing and jellied cranberry sauce; cover and blend until smooth. Pour into a small serving bowl; set aside. (Dressing may be made ahead and stored in refrigerator until serving time.)

  • Squeeze juice from lemon or lime into a medium bowl; add 2 tablespoons water. Add apple slices to juice mixture; turn slices to coat well. Set aside.

  • In a large serving bowl arrange spinach or watercress and sliced beets. Drain the apples; add to bowl. Serve with dressing. Cover and refrigerate any remaining dressing up to 1 week; stir before using. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

190 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 28g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 21g; protein 1g; vitamin a 1943.6IU; vitamin c 11.2mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.2mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 76.6mcg; sodium 310mg; potassium 255mg; calcium 50.5mg; iron 0.9mg.