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A Cranberry Orange Salad with Creamy Citrus Vinaigrette by top Houston lifestyle blogger Ashley Rose of Sugar & Cloth
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5 from 2 votes

Cranberry Orange Salad with Creamy Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe

A little bit sweet with just the right amount of tang to set off the fruitiness.
Total Time10 mins
Course: Bites
Cuisine: Salad
Keyword: healthy, healthy dinners, salad, sugar and cloth, vinagrette
Servings: 1
Calories: 584kcal


  • 0.25 cup olive oil
  • dried cranberries
  • 1 medium navel orange peeled and sliced thin
  • mixed greens
  • 0.25 tsp garlic powder
  • 0.125 tsp pepper
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 0.25 cup plain yogurt
  • 1.5 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1.5 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp zest of half of a medium orange
  • 3 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • sliced almonds


To make the dressing -

  • Combine the oil, vinegar, juices, orange zest, Dijon, and seasoning in a blender jar.
  • Blend on high for about 30 seconds.

To make the salad -

  • Arrange the mixed greens on salad plates and arrange orange slices on top.
  • Sprinkle with the dried cranberries and sliced almonds.
  • Drizzle the salad dressing over each plate.


Any leftover salad dressing can be store in a jar in the refrigerator for 1-2 weeks.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 584kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 698mg | Potassium: 197mg | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 163IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1mg