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Apple-Pecan Salad with Honey Vinaigrette Recipe

Apple-Pecan Salad with Honey Vinaigrette Recipe

Sweet-tart apples, like Braeburn or Empire, pair well with Parmesan cheese here. You can also try this salad with a Bartlett or Bosc pear and blue cheese. —Anna Russell, Peterborough, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 7 cups torn Bibb or Boston lettuce
  • 1 medium apple, sliced
  • 1/3 cup pecan halves, toasted
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. In a serving bowl, combine the lettuce, apple and pecans. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, honey, oil, mustard, salt and pepper. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 115 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 170 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.