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Cranberry-Feta Salad Recipe


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.


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


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.