Apple Romaine Salad with Candied Pecans


The South Arm Older Adults Cooking Club celebrated Earth Day with a vegetarian menu.

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Michelle, the facilitator shared an Apple Romaine Salad with Candied Pecans from food.com.

Ingredients

  • 1-2 heads romaine lettuce, sliced moderately thin
  • 3/4 cup candied pecans
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese (we used feta cheese)
  • 1 cup apple, diced

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, diced fine
  • 1 bunch chives, chopped fine
  • 1 1/4 apples, grated
  • 1/2 lemon, zested and juice squeezed out
Candied Pecans
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 4 tablespoons butter, salted
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar

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Source: food.com


Instructions

024To make the candied pecans:1. Melt butter over medium-high heat. Add pecans and toss to coat.2. Add sugar, and stir until caramelized. Spread on wax paper and cool.
036Mix together dressing ingredients in a large bowl and whisk to combine. Dressing can be made a day ahead of time if needed.
043In a separate bowl, mix all salad ingredients.
Toss with dressing.

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