Apple Pecan Salad

This Apple Pecan Salad is absolutely delicious. It makes for a perfect light meal! 

Apple Pecan Salad
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp coconut palm sugar or turbinado sugar
  • 3 Tbsp finely chopped pecans
  • 3 small apples, halved and cored
  • 1 Tbsp butter, melted
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup apple cider
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 6 cups mixed organic greens
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil; lightly coat with cooking spray. In a bowl combine sugar and finely chopped pecans. Place apple halves, cut side up, on baking sheet. Brush tops of apples with butter; sprinkle with sugar mixture. Bake 15 minutes or until just tender when pierced with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile, in screw top jar combine oil, cider, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper. Cover. Shake well.
  3. Arrange greens on platter; top with apple halves. Spoon melted sugar and pecans from baking sheet onto salad. Shake dressing. Drizzle desired amount on salad. Sprinkle with coarsely chopped pecans. Pass remaining dressing. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 380 Fat: 30 g Carbohydrates: 28 g Sodium: 328 mg Fiber: 4 g Protein: 4 g