The Food Factor: Fall Harvest Salad
Video by Jonathan Parrish
Fall Harvest Salad combines all the best produce that fall has to offer. Spinach, apples, pears, cranberries, and walnuts tossed with a sweet vinaigrette makes a healthy, simple, and delicious dish.
Fall Harvest Salad
Yield: 8- 1 cup servings
5 C. torn leaf lettuce
2 ½ C. spinach leaves
1 medium red apple, chopped
1 medium pear, chopped
4 tsp. lemon juice
¼ C. dried cranberries
¼ C. feta cheese crumbles
½ C. chopped walnuts
2 ½ tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 ½ tsp. Dijon mustard
2 tsp. honey
½ tsp. salt
Combine leaf lettuce and spinach leaves in a large salad bowl. Mix apples and pears with lemon juice in a small bowl and add to lettuce mixture.
Prepare dressing by whisking together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, honey and salt; pour over lettuce mixture and toss to coat.
Sprinkle salad with cranberries, feta cheese and walnuts. Serve immediately.
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