Apple, Pecan and Blue Cheese Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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12 ounces salad greens (spring mix)

1/2 cup dried cherries

1/2 cup pecan halves

6 ounces blue cheese chunks

2 whole apples, cored and sliced very thin

1/4 cup olive oil

1 tablespoon (heaping) Dijon

1 tablespoon maple syrup

1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar (or more to taste)

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Add the greens, cherries, pecans, cheese and apples into a large salad bowl. 
  2. Mix the olive oil, Dijon, maple syrup and vinegar in a small jar and sprinkle with and salt and pepper. Put the lid on the jar and shake well to mix. 
  3. Pour a little of the salad dressing over the top of the salad and toss to combine. Taste the salad and add more dressing to taste.