Cranberry-Feta Salad Recipe

Cranberry-Feta Salad Recipe
Staff Writer
Cranberry-Feta Salad
Megan Watson

Cranberry-Feta Salad

This salad is addictive. Seriously. I am not kidding. Every time I think about eating this salad my taste buds get sparked and do a little dance in anticipation. I can simply catch a whiff of cranberry muffins, herbed cheese pastries, or roasted tomatoes, and somehow I am always brought back to this salad.

That is the magic of something so simply delicious that almost anything makes you crave it. Even if you are not a salad lover or even a salad eater. Give this a try. And be warned... it is delicious.

1
Servings
2775
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the dressing

  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground oregano
  • 1 tablespoon parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, or to taste
  • 1 ½-2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried celery seeds
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup olive or canola oil

For the salad

  • 2 cups baby lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 yellow or orange pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

Directions

For the dressing

Mix all of the dry ingredients together in a small bowl until well combined. Add more salt and/or sugar, if needed. Mix together the dry seasoning with the white vinegar, water, and cup olive oil. (To make this really easy, add all of the ingredients to a bottle or jar and shake until well mixed.) Set aside.

For the salad

Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and toss. Serve with dressing on the side.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
52g
74%
Sugar
111g
100%
Saturated Fat
16g
67%
Cholesterol
107mg
36%
Carbohydrate, by difference
491g
100%
Protein
98g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
121µg
17%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin B-6
3mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
24mg
32%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
116µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
594mg
59%
Choline, total
106mg
25%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
20g
80%
Folate, total
226µg
57%
Iron, Fe
27mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
336mg
100%
Manganese, Mn
4mg
100%
Niacin
20mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
4mg
80%
Phosphorus, P
952mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
65µg
100%
Sodium, Na
2579mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
185g
7%
Zinc, Zn
8mg
100%

Cranberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cranberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.