Recipe by teenbeauty
"I like using Cripp, Braeburn, or Gala apples in this yummy salad!"
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baby spinach leaves
chopped salted pecans
apple, cored and diced
diced red onion
avocado, peeled and diced
balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing, or to taste
Wonderful salad! I love the combination of flavors and vibrant colors! I didn't have salted pecans on hand so I used toasted walnuts instead. I sliced a Granny Smith apple nice and thin and instead of an avacado I added some feta cheese. Definitely a nice balance of sweet and salty. I used "Honey Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette" from this site. Very good!
The ingredients in the salad was very appetizing but the dressing was not to our liking. We ended up using a different dressing and we love balsamic vinegar, hmmmmm.
Instead of the classic balsamic vinegar, I did that one:
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp tarragon
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 cup olive oil
salt & pepper to taste
Hi fellow cooks! When making this recipe, I ALWAYS use Trader Joe's Baby Spinach, Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing, Dried Cranberries, Roasted & Salted Pecans, and their super fresh veggies. Hope you enjoy!
An AMAZING SALAD!!!!! I added light feta cheese as well and didn't add the carrot... so yummy! I loved it so much i ate the same salad for the next 2 days.
Yum! Simple and tasty as a side or light meal. I make my own balsamic maple dressing: 1/4 balsamic, 1/4 maple syrup, 1/2 good olive oil and a bit of pepper. We also recently discovered unsulphered dried cranberries - they are dark and chewy and loaded with flavour. A big plus if you can find them.
Served to a crowd with great success. Every guest commented on uniqueness and deliciousness of this VERY simple salad!
I'm kind of a salad freak and I loved this salad. I used a papaya poppyseed dressing on it since that's what I had on hand and it worked great. My only problem with it (and it was my fault) was that I didn't really measure out how much onion I put in so it kind of overpowered the taste. I'll put much less onion in next time and I'm sure it'll be perfect
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Apple, Pecan, Cranberry, and Avocado Spinach Salad with Balsamic Dressing
Serving Size: 1/1 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 156
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