Cranberry Pecan Salad with Creamy Balsamic Dressing
This festive salad boasts a creamy, easy-to-make dressing and is a welcome addition to the holiday table. We've kept the ingredient list simple in our version but feel free to add some crumbled Feta or sliced apple, if you like. This recipe makes 8 servings.
PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 0 minutes
For the dressing:
1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 Ttablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon ground black or white pepper
For the salad:
10 ounces baby greens, washed and dried
1 small red or sweet onion, thinly sliced
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup pecan halves
Make the dressing: Add all dressing ingredients to a lidded glass jar; cover tightly and shake vigorously to combine. Store, refrigerated for up to 24 hours until ready to use.
To assemble the salad, toss greens, onions, pecans and cranberries in a large serving bowl. Drizzle with dressing right before serving or serve dressing on the side.