Harvest Salad with Sweet Dijon Vinaigrette

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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Ingredients

Two 5-ounce containers baby romaine lettuce

1 cup toasted pecan halves

1/2 cup dried cranberries

1 apple, cored and chopped

Sweet Dijon Vinaigrette, recipe follows

Sweet Dijon Vinaigrette:

1 cup red wine vinegar

3/4 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

Directions

  1. Combine the lettuce, pecan halves, cranberries and apples in a serving bowl. Add desired amount of Sweet Dijon Vinaigrette, tossing gently to coat. Serve immediately.

Sweet Dijon Vinaigrette:

  1. Combine the vinegar and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves, about 2 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and cool. Add the oil and Dijon mustard, whisking until combined. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.