Salads

Spring Greens with Candied Pecans, Apple, Feta and Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Cross Valley Farms® Spring Mesclun Salad Mix
  • 3 c Sweet and Spicy Candied Pecans
  • 4 Cross Valley Farms Gala Apples, sliced thinly
  • 12 oz. Glenview Farms® Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 4 oz. Cross Valley Farms Scallions, trimmed and sliced thinly
  • For Dressing:
  • 4 oz. Roseli® Balsamic Vinegar
  • 3 oz. Rykoff Sexton® Maple Syrup
  • 3 oz. Optimax® Canola Oil
  • 1 T Rykoff Sexton Whole Grain Dijon Mustard
  • 1/8 oz. Cross Valley Farms Fresh Thyme, leaves stripped and stems discarded
  • ½ tsp. Monarch Kosher Salt
  • ¼ tsp. Monarch Black Pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Place greens in a large serving bowl (or divide it among individual salad plates).
  2. Sprinkle scallions, apples, Sweet and Spicy Candied Pecans and cheese over top of greens.
  3. For dressing, whisk together balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, olive oil, mustard, and salt until emulsified.
  4. Dress salad just before serving, or pass the dressing at the table.

Yield: 25 portions