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Berry Orange Spinach Salad with Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette

Berry Orange Spinach Salad with Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette

They say you eat with your eyes first and this berry orange salad sure is colourful and full of healthy goodness!

This salad is delicious, flavourful, and so easy and fast to put together!

It’s simply a great spring or summer salad that’s perfect as a meal for two or as a side dish for four.

I hope you enjoy this delightful recipe for Berry Orange Spinach Salad with Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette!

How do you make this easy spinach salad recipe?

A bowl of spinach, blackberries, raspberries, mandarin oranges, walnuts, and feta.

Prepare and place all the ingredients in a large bowl!

Leafy baby spinach, juicy mandarin oranges, sweet and tart raspberries and blackberries, creamy feta cheese, and crunchy walnuts is fantastic together!

Berry Orange Spinach Salad mixed in a large bowl, which includes raspberries, blackberries, and mandarin oranges.

Toss the salad all together. The combination of sweet, salty, and savoury flavours are just so satisfying.

A glass bowl of Berry Orange Spinach Salad tossed in Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette with more dressing in a small jar and a wooden spoon to the side.

Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients. It’s a simple four-ingredient vinaigrette (fresh orange juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and honey) that’s sweet and tangy.

Drizzle as much vinaigrette as you want on the salad and toss to coat. Enjoy!

Berry Orange Spinach Salad with Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette in a small white bowl that's on top of a kitchen towel.

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Berry Orange Spinach Salad with Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette

Berry Orange Spinach Salad with Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette

Yield: 2 as a meal or 4 as a side
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

A fresh summer spinach salad that’s delicious and healthy! Dress this salad with a homemade citrus balsamic vinaigrette!


For the salad:

  • 6 packed cups baby spinach
  • 2 mandarin oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • ¾ cup (3 oz) raspberries
  • ½ cup (3 oz) blackberries
  • ½ cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ cup walnuts

For the vinaigrette:

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp fresh (mandarin) orange juice
  • 1 tbsp honey


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients until well combined. Taste and adjust the dressing to your preference. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, then drizzle the desired amount of vinaigrette on top. Toss to combine. Serve immediately.


  • If you are planning to have leftovers, keep the salad separate from the vinaigrette and cover both in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Re-whisk the vinaigrette and drizzle just before serving.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 286Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 184mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 2gSugar: 17gProtein: 5g

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Saturday 27th of May 2023

I’ve been making this for years, not knowing there was a recipe lol. I sometimes change the fruit up to whatever is in season. If you don’t have feta goat cheese is a good substitute & sometimes I add some toasted sesame seeds in as well.


Saturday 6th of July 2019

The salad turned out amazing. Thank You!For the dressing, instead of honey I added 1/4 cup of orange juice and 2 tbsp of lime juice. I also added some dry basil and finely chopped fresh mint leaves. Also added 1 tsp of black pepper.

Marie | Yay! For Food

Sunday 7th of July 2019

Thank you Sunita! The dressing modifications sounds so tasty. Full of bright and fresh flavours!

Nicole Boatman

Wednesday 8th of May 2019

I LOVE this salad. It is seriously one of my fav salads ever. I'm making it for a girls trip in a couple of weeks and was trying to think of a good entree/protein to go with it. Any suggestions from your own recipe bank?

Marie | Yay! For Food

Wednesday 8th of May 2019

Thank you so much Nicole! I've been loving baked salmon lately. I have a recipe for sheet pan baked salmon with asparagus or just a maple-soy salmon that you can check out if you want!


Sunday 28th of January 2018

This looks amazing and the dressing looks simple and delicious! Do you think bleu cheese or gorgonzola would work as well? Blue cheese is my husband's favorite so I always try to use it when I can.

Marie | Yay! For Food

Sunday 28th of January 2018

I think that blue cheese would work well in this salad, especially if your husband enjoys it a lot. Its salty and pungent flavour would work well with the sweetness of the berries and especially with the citrusy flavours of the orange.

Afsheen [email protected]

Saturday 16th of December 2017

The salad came out really good. I had fun making it. Thanks!

Marie | Yay! For Food

Monday 18th of December 2017

You're very welcome! :)

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