Salads

Spring Greens with Candied Pecans, Apple, Feta and Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Spring Salad Mix
  • 3 c Sweet and Spicy Candied Pecans
  • 4 Gala Apples, sliced thinly
  • 12 oz. Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 4 oz. Scallions, trimmed and sliced thinly
  • For Dressing:
  • 4 oz. Balsamic Vinegar
  • 3 oz. Maple Syrup
  • 3 oz. Canola Oil
  • 1 T Whole Grain Dijon Mustard
  • ⅛ oz. Fresh Thyme, leaves stripped and stems discarded
  • ½ tsp. Kosher Salt
  • ¼ tsp. Black Pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Place greens in a large serving bowl (or divide it among individual salad plates).
  2. Sprinkle scallions, apples, Sweet and Spicy Candied Pecans and cheese over top of greens.
  3. For dressing, whisk together balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, olive oil, mustard, and salt until emulsified.
  4. Dress salad just before serving, or pass the dressing at the table.

Yield: 25 portions