Ill ( 3 ) Forks Restaurant Salad

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by SusieQusie

This has been a quest for me since eating at the III Forks in North Dallas a few years. I tried to duplicate the dressing but failed miserably, many times. I found this version on the Texas Monthly website & it comes darn close to the original.

Top Review by SPrins

I used feta cheese instead of blue since my DH doesn't like blue cheese. That's a major change, so I won't leave a rating . . . but I can only imagine it would be awesome with blue cheese (which I love!!). Thanks for sharing! :O)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine ¾ cups pecans and apple cider in blender and puree. Pour mixture into large bowl.
  2. Whisk in cider vinegar, maple syrup and dry mustard.
  3. Combine oils and add to mixture, whisking until well combined. Makes about 2 ¼ cups dressing.
  4. Heat vinaigrette slowly over low heat in saucepan.
  5. Arrange salad plates with greens, sliced apples and crumbled blue cheese. Ladle on warm vinaigrette and sprinkle with toasted pecans.

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