Save Recipe Print
Total:
21 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
1 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
21 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
1 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

CANDIED PECANS:
Maple-balsamic dressing:

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

To make the candied pecans, set a nonstick pan over medium heat. Add the butter and sugar and once it has melted toss in the pecans and continue to toss to coat and cook evenly, about 1 minute. Transfer to a sheet tray lined with waxed paper (use 2 forks to separate pecans) while you prepare the salad.

Make the dressing by combining the chopped shallot, Dijon and balsamic vinegar in a large mixing bowl. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil while you whisk to emulsify. Add the maple syrup and season, to taste, with salt and pepper.

Assemble salad by tossing greens and pear slices in a large mixing bowl with maple-balsamic dressing. Top with shaved Parmesan and candied pecans.

Best of Food Network 4 Videos

Get the Recipe

Crown Roast Ribs 01:03

This budget-friendly crown roast will impress your holiday guests.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Black Bean Salad

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Fruit Salad with Orange-Vanilla Syrup

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Traditional Mexican Christmas Salad

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

Kale and Apple Salad

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Baked Potato Wedges

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Pear Salad with Gorgonzola Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

Aunt Trish's Salad Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Browse Reviews By Keyword