Almond Cranberry Salad

If you’re looking for a delicious blend of flavor combination then you’ve come to the right place. This salad isn’t just your typical basic greens and barely any toppings kind of salad. This salad is loaded with onions, carrots, tomatoes, cranberries, mozzarella, slivered almonds, and drizzled in a delicious homemade dijon vinaigrette dressing!

This Almond Cranberry Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette is a quick yet tasty meal solution! Throw it together for a healthy quick dinner or lunch! #summersalads #cranberrysalad #easysaladrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com

Almond Cranberry Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette is a quick yet tasty meal solution! Throw it together for a healthy quick dinner or lunch. You can add this Cranberry Salad to your easy summer salads recipes!

I commonly throw whatever is in the vegetable drawer into an airtight container for lunches. About a year ago the combination for Almond Cranberry Salad ended up being lunch and it has become one of my favorite flavor combinations.

Cranberry Almond Salad is a quick yet tasty meal solution. Throw it together for a healthy quick dinner or lunch.While most would think of this flavor combination being fall, I think it is more of a summer salad. Light and flavorful, not heavy and dull.

Salads tend to get boring and I’m on a mission to make sure they never do! I also put together my 7 Tips for Better Salads, make sure to give it a read to amp your own leafy greens.

I pair my Almond Cranberry Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette, a slight tart and sweet homemade salad dressing that pairs well just about any salad.

Some people hear the word salad and immediately say no thanks. Well I’m here to change your mind about them by sharing this tasty Almond Cranberry Salad with you. I’m telling you this summer salad is a game changer!

Dijon Vinaigrette is a tasty and simple homemade salad dressing that will compliment any salad or grilled vegetable platter.
To make Almond Cranberry Salad for lunches I line up 5 airtight containers and go down the line adding each ingredient. I put the dressing in a smaller airtight container separate (to not mush up the salad) and then I have lunch for the week all ready to go!

It’s the perfect salad to meal prep. It barely takes anytime to prepare, and it will stay fresh for you all week. Which means you can have a carefree week not worrying about what to eat, because you’ve already prepared yourself a healthy delicious meal!

If you loved this summer salads recipe, be sure to check out these other easy salad recipes:

Tools for making Almond Cranberry Salad:

Wood cutting board – wood won’t dull your knives like plastic and if treated properly, has natural antimicrobial properties.

Good knife – Global is my favorite! They are worth the price, I promise. I am kind of obsessed with them and store them tucked away so no one else can use them. Including hubby. Hands off my good stuff!

This Almond Cranberry Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette is a quick yet tasty meal solution! Throw it together for a healthy quick dinner or lunch! #summersalads #cranberrysalad #easysaladrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com

 

Cranberry Almond Salad is a quick yet tasty meal solution. Throw it together for a healthy quick dinner or lunch.
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Cranberry Almond Salad

Cranberry Almond Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette is a quick yet tasty meal solution. Throw it together for a healthy quick dinner or lunch.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Main Dish, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 231kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 spring mix salad
  • 4 tablespoons red onion thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons shredded carrots
  • 3/4 cup grape tomatoes quartered
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cut into small pieces
  • 4 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 20 large shrimp cooked, shelled and deveined
  • Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing

Instructions

  • Evenly divide all salad ingredients between four salad bowls, lettuce through shrimp.
  • Serve! I highly encourage you to get a bite of dried cranberry, cheese and almond in almost every bite, it is heaven!
  • If you've tried this recipe, make sure to come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition

Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 323mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 1.3mg

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