Friday, December 31, 2010

Apple Pecan Salad

This is a great salad for fall and winter.

3 TBSP Packed Brown Sugar
3 TBSP finely chopped Pecans
3 small sweet Apples, halved & cored
1 TBSP Butter, melted
1/2 C Canola Oil
1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
1 TBSP Honey
1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Pepper
6 Cups Mixed Greens

Preheat oven to 475 degrees. In a greased baking dish place apple cut side up. Brush Apples with butter and sprinkle with sugar and pecans. Bake for 15 minutes or until just tender.

For dressing, a screw top jar combine oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper.

Arrange greens on a platter, top with apples. Spoon pecans and liquid from pan on top. Drizzle with dressing.