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Orange Pomegranate SaladA beautiful and healthful salad sure to brighten any holiday table! Try this healthy recipe and visit Healthy Hands Cooking to learn about our instructor opportunity and healthy cooking classes.









  • 1 Large Bunch of Spinach (4 Cups)
  • 3 Oranges or other sweet citrus fruits
  • 1 Large Pomegranate
  • 1/2 shallot, sliced very thinly
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 Teaspoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt (optional)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Honey
  • 3/4 Cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper


In a small bowl or mini blender, mix together all of the dressing ingredients and set aside.


  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp. honey
  • 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  1. Cut very top and bottom off of oranges. Carefully slice off peel, removing white pith while sparing as much flesh as possible. Cut into 1/2-inch thick slices.
  2. Pour most of the dressing over the spinach. Mix. Pour spinach onto platter and tuck oranges throughout. Scatter the pomegranate arils and shallots.
  3. Drizzle with remaining dressing and sprinkle with freshly ground pepper


Submitted by: HHC Certified Instructor, Maggie Perez, Stir It Up Cookery



Jan Pinnington

Jan Pinnington is the founder of Healthy Hands Cooking.

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