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Apple Pecan Salad with Maple Vinaigrette | Creme de la Crumb
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Apple Pecan Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Apple Pecan Salad with Maple Vinaigrette - an easy fall salad with sweet red apples, crunchy candied pecans, feta cheese, and a quick maple vinaigrette dressing!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 342kcal
Author Tiffany

Ingredients

  • 6-8 cups mixed greens
  • 2 small-medium fuji or gala apples chopped
  • ½ red onion thinly sliced
  • ½ cup shelled pecan halves or chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • cup dried cranberries (optional)

Dressing

  • ½ cup oil
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (may sub white vinegar)
  • 3 tablespoons real maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Add pecans, sugar, and cinnamon to a small-medium pan or skillet. Stir over medium heat for 3-5 minutes until sugar melts and nuts are coated. Transfer to a plate or foil-lined baking pan to cool.
  • Stir together all salad dressing ingredients and chill until ready to serve.
  • In a large serving bowl toss together greens, apples, onions, candied pecans, feta cheese, and cranberries. When ready to serve, toss with dressing.

Notes

Store dressing in airtight container in fridge. 

Nutrition

Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 318mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 460IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg