Apple, Cranberry, Feta, and Toasted Pecan Salad with Apple Cider vinaigrette

salad with apples and apple cider vinaigrette
Apple, Cranberry, Feta and Toasted Pecan Salad
with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

5 ounces baby spring mix
Apple Cider Vinaigrette (recipe below)
1 gala apple, thinly sliced
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup crumbled feta cheese
1/3 cup pecan pieces, toasted

Toast pecan pieces in a 350ºF oven for 3 to 5 minutes. Pour into a bowl to cool. Dress salad greens with vinaigrette then divide between 4 salad plates. Place remaining ingredients on top. Enjoy!

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

½ cup apple cider or apple juice
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
¼ teaspoon iodized salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Boil apple cider or apple juice and reduce to ¼ cup. Mix with remaining ingredients in a mason jar. Shake to combine.

Published in The News and Neighbor on November 2, 2016

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