Autumn Salad

Posted by Emily Wiley on 10/22, 2010 at 12:50 PM

Autumn Salad. Photo Credit Emily Wiley.

This salad recipe is easily adaptable to include your favorite fall fruits: apples, cranberries, grapes, pears, or pomegranates. Drizzle the warm, sweet dressing on top and garnish with blue cheese and pecans for a simple weeknight dinner.

Ingredients for Dressing

3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
6 tablespoons brown sugar
salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients for Salad

1 pound butter lettuce
1 pomegranate, seeded
32 grapes, halved
1 large red onion
1/2 cup blue cheese
4 red pears, sliced
1 cup pecans
zest of 2 oranges

Directions

Combine dressing in sauce pan until sugar dissolves. Assemble salad and pour dressing on top.

Tags: recipe | fall | grapes | pears | onions | lettuce |

{name} Author: Emily Wiley

Bio: WPSU Multimedia Producer | Wife and Mother | Lover of Food and Photography | One-Half of The Culinary Couple

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