This Thanksgiving salad is a blend of mixed greens, fresh apples, pomegranate seeds, blue cheese and candied pecans, all tossed in a homemade vinaigrette. An easy and festive salad that makes any holiday meal special!
Course Salad Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes minutes Cook Time 1 minute minute Total Time 16 minutes minutes
Calories 280 kcal
For the salad 7 cups mixed spring greens 1 1/2 cups sliced apples I prefer Pink Lady or Honeycrisp 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 1/2 cup high quality blue cheese crumbled 1/2 cup candied pecans coarsely chopped For the dressing 1/3 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon shallot minced salt and pepper to taste
Place the mixed greens, apples, pomegranate seeds, blue cheese and candied pecans in a large bowl. Place all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl, whisk until combined and dressing has emulsified. Drizzle the dressing over the salad mixture to taste, then gently toss to coat. You may have dressing left over. Serve immediately.
Calories: 280 kcal | Carbohydrates: 16 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 15 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 11 mg | Sodium: 193 mg | Potassium: 117 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 12 g | Vitamin A: 133 IU | Vitamin C: 21 mg | Calcium: 85 mg | Iron: 1 mg