Sweet & Savory Winter Salad
5 cups mixed salad greens
1 cup fresh baby spinach
1-2 cups Candied pecans (store bought)
6 slices Applewood smoked bacon, cooked & crumbled
2 apples, thinly sliced (Honeycrisp are our favorite!)
½ cup goat cheese, crumbled
½ cup pomegranate seeds or dried cranberries
Place mixed greens and spinach in a large bowl. Add bacon, pecans, apples, goat cheese and pomegranate seeds or cranberries. Toss to combine.
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice
2 Tbsp real maple syrup
2 tsp shallot, minced (optional)
Salt & pepper to taste
Place minced shallot, vinegar, lemon juice and maple syrup in a bowl. Whisk in olive oil until mixture emulsifies. Salt and pepper to taste.