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By JMS2013

Rate this recipe 4.7/5 (9 Votes)
Mixed Green Salad with Pecans, Goat Cheese, & Honey Mustard Vinaigrette 1 Picture
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Servings 8

  • DRESSING:
  • 4 ounces pecans, whole
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 pound mixed salad greens, including fresh baby spinach
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into 1-2 inch thin slices

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This delicious salad features mixed greens with pecans and goat cheese, tossed with a sweet mustard vinaigrette

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  • 2 peeled beets
  • 4 cups firm Bosc pears, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 ounces Gorgonzola or blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
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  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Ginger, Ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon Sea Salt from McCormick® Sea Salt Grinder
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  • 2 tablespoons water
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  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped green onions
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 cups torn mixed romaine lettuce leaves
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  • DRESSING:
  • Baby spinach
  • Strawberries, sliced
  • Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • Red onion, sliced
  • Grape tomatoes, halved
  • Bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • Danish Blue Cheese, crumbled
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons light brown sugar
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  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Grey Poupon Dijon mustard
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  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
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  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
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  • 1 cup packed julienned strips fresh spinach
  • 1 cup packed julienned strips radicchio
  • 1 ⁄3 cup red onion, sliced very thin
  • 1/2 cup chopped green olives
  • 6 ounces fresh mushrooms , sliced, washed and drained, about 2 cups
  • 4 eggs, hard-boiled and chopped
  • 1 (14-ounce) can chilled hearts of palm , rinsed, well-drained and sliced
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  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Crispy fried onions, for garnish
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  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 golden delicious apple, halved, cored, and thinly sliced
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  • CHICKEN:
  • 3 cups pre-cooked rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • SALAD
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 1/4 red onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, shopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can corn, drained
  • 2 roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 8 ounces any cheese of your choice, cubed (I used cheddar and monterey jack)
  • BBQ CILANTRO LIME SALAD DRESSING:
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2/3 cup milk; use more or less depending on how thick you want the dressing
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
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  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
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  • SALAD:
  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced (or you can double this to 2 avocados!)
  • 4 ounces crumbled gorgonzola or blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • half a small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 batch poppyseed dressing (recipe below)
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  • 1/3 cup avocado oil (or any oil, such as olive oil)
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  • 2 tablespoons honey
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  • pinch of ground dry mustard, optional
  • salt and pepper
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