Spinach Salad Dressing – So Fresh & Creamy!

Spinach Salad Dressing is zesty and delicious, a perfect blend for a spinach salad. 

A handful of ingredients you likely have (oil, vinegar, a bit of mustard) and a quick shake is all you need! Serve with bacon crumbles or change it up to match whatever fruits and veggies are on the menu!

Spinach Salad Dressing in a jar with bowl of salad in the back

A Favorite Dressing

We love this vinaigrette salad dressing because the flavors are extra zesty!


OIL Choose a light flavored oil such as vegetable or canola oil.

VINEGAR Red wine vinegar is our favorite flavor but white wine vinegar works too.

HONEY Sub out sugar (or even real maple syrup if it’s all you have).

DIJON Mustard adds flavor but also helps emulsify the dressing (along with honey) so the oil and vinegar don’t separate.

Got Leftovers?

This dressing will keep a week or two in the fridge.

Spinach salad dressing can also be drizzled over roasted potatoes or enjoyed as a dipper for homemade bread.

Spinach Salad Dressing poured over salad

Mix-Ins for Spinach Salad

Spinach leaves are thick and heavy enough to be prepared with a wide variety of mix-ins. Here is a list of favorites!

  • Veggies: Avocados, Onions, Mushrooms
  • Bold Flavors: Feta cheese, Nuts, Goat Cheese, Bacon, Egg
  • Fruit: Mandarin orange segments, Slices of apple, Dried cranberries

PRO TIP: Toast nuts in a small pan before adding them to any recipe for an extra flavor boost!

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How to Make Spinach Salad Dressing

Just a couple of easy steps are all it takes to get perfect spinach salad dressing.

  1. Combine in a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Shake and let the dressing sit at least 1 hour before serving.

Toss spinach leaves with sliced hard-boiled eggs, bacon, mushrooms, green onions, and croutons in a serving bowl.


Keep spinach dressing refrigerated in a mason jar for up to 2 weeks. Just shake and serve!

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Spinach Salad Dressing

Sweet, creamy, and a little bit tangy, this Spinach Salad Dressing pairs perfectly with a crispy, fresh spinach salad!
Course Dressing, Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 290
Author Holly Nilsson



  • cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1 ½ teaspoons honey
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • teaspoon salt or to taste


  • 8 cups spinach
  • 2 hard boiled eggs sliced
  • 8 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 3 green onions sliced
  • 2-3 fresh mushrooms sliced
  • ¼ cup feta cheese optional


  • Combine dressing ingredients in a small jar with a lid. Shake well to combine and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Toss dressing with spinach just before serving.
  • Add remaining ingredients on top of salad. Serve immediately.


It is important to refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Keep spinach dressing refrigerated in a mason jar for up to 2 weeks. Just shake and serve!


Calories: 290 | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 385mg | Potassium: 340mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3935IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 2mg


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