Apple, Pecan and Cherry Winter Salad

Summary

Total Time: 15 minutes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Yield: 2-3 servings

Ingredients

  • Salad
  • 1 cup dried Montmorency tart cherries
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 4 cups mixed greens or other winter green/lettuce of choice
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 large apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup scallions, sliced
  • 4 ounces sharp white cheddar, thinly sliced
  • Maple Cherry Vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons 100% Montmorency tart cherry juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Salad
In a large bowl, toss spinach, lettuce/greens, dried Montmorency tart cherries, pecans, apple, scallions and cheese together.

Drizzle with dressing, toss together, and serve.

Maple Cherry Vinaigrette
Combine all ingredients in a jar or bowl and whisk or shake together until the dressing comes together.

Drizzle over salad before serving. Keep remaining dressing refrigerated until ready to use.