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Cranberry-Feta Salad Recipe

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.

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
Servings1
Calories Per Serving1372
Total Fat119g100%
Sugar43gN/A
Saturated14g70%
Cholesterol33mg11%
Protein12g24%
Carbs74g25%
Vitamin A360µg40%
Vitamin B120.6µg10.6%
Vitamin B61mg48.7%
Vitamin C173mg100%
Vitamin D0.2µgN/A
Vitamin E24mg100%
Vitamin K277µg100%
Calcium487mg49%
Fiber14g55%
Folate (food)151µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)151µg38%
Iron8mg45%
Magnesium97mg24%
Monounsaturated71gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg16%
Phosphorus287mg41%
Polyunsaturated32gN/A
Potassium987mg28%
Riboflavin (B2)0.6mg32.9%
Sodium1298mg54%
Sugars, added13gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg18.9%
Trans0.4gN/A
Zinc3mg18%