This tasty salad has been a hit at all the gatherings it has attended! Perfect for a summer barbecue!
Green Salad with Apple, Feta, Pecans and Basalmic Dressing
FOR THE SUGARED PECANS:
1/2 cup Pecan Pieces (walnuts are also tasty!)
2 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar
FOR THE SALAD:
6 ounces, Baby Spinach
1 head Red Leaf Lettuce, Torn
(if I don't have the red lettuce on hand, I add more spinach instead)
1 whole Granny Smith Apple, Cored And Very Thinly Sliced
4 ounces, Crumbled Feta Or Blue Cheese
FOR THE DRESSING:
1/8 cup Red Onion, Finely Chopped
1 1/2 Tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
1 1/2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Granulated Sugar
1/2 clove Galic, Minced
1/8 teaspoons Salt
Dash of Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Step by step
- Place nuts in a medium skillet with 2 tablespoons sugar. Cook over medium-high heat until nuts are coated and brown, stirring constantly, about 4 minutes; set aside.
- Toss salad greens, apples and cheese.
- Combine dressing ingredients in a small jar and shake vigorously. Pour over the salad just before serving.
- Sprinkle with sugared nuts.
Total Fat 11.8g
Saturated Fat 1.4g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Total Carbohydrates 7.4g
Dietary Fiber 1.2g
WWPP - 4
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Adapted from Twinks on Tasty Kitchen.
About Lissa: Melissa is the Co-Founder of Shrinking Kitchen and the Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans She has been married for a dozen years and is mother to five children (15,13, 9 and 9 and a foster baby!). Melissa has a love/hate relationship with food (okay, mostly candy) and cooking. This isn't improved by the fact that her husband, the true family chef, works in another city half the year, leaving Melissa to figure out how to feed her growing family something other than Pop-Tarts. Melissa loves her camera, enjoys traveling, kickboxing, creating beautiful things she finds on Pinterest, and planning her dream home that will be built… someday.
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