Cranberry Pecan Salad

Recipe by Marc Austin
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (7 ounce) bag mixed greens
  • 1
    (6 ounce) bag dried cranberries
  • 4
    ounces of montrachet goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1
    (4 ounce) bag pecans
  • 18
    cup balsamic vinegar
  • 14
  • 1
    tablespoon jam or 1 tablespoon jelly (any flavor)
  • 12
    teaspoon dried ginger
  • 18
    cup orange juice
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
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DIRECTIONS

  • Start by carmelizing pecans.
  • Melt butter in pan.
  • Add brown sugar and stir unti mixture bubbles and doesn't appear to greasy or too dry.
  • Add pecans, stir and cook until well coated.
  • Place on cookie sheet to dry and cool.
  • Prepare the salad dressing.
  • Mix balsamic vinegar and olive oil.
  • Add jam, orange juice and ginger.
  • Put greens, cranberries, cheese and carmelized pecans in a salad bowl.
  • Toss with salad dressing and serve immediately.
  • Try serving for brunch along with"Baked French Toast" and"Bacon and Onion Quiche".
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