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What is there not to love about fresh and beautiful salad? This Pear Apple Pomegranate Pecan Spinach Salad Recipe is so easy to make and is such an attractive addition to your table. #pearapplepomegranatepecanspinachsalad #spinachsaladrecipe #holidaysalad #thanksgivingsalad #christmassalad #valyastasteofhome
Pear Apple Pomegranate Pecan Spinach Salad Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

What is there not to love about this fresh and beautiful Pear Apple Pomegranate Pecan Spinach Salad Recipe? This salad is so easy to make and is such an attractive addition to your table. It offers not only a beautiful display of a color on your table but adds a variety of flavors and nutrition, which tends to decline during the winter season. So be sure to make this salad for upcoming Thanksgiving or Christmas and eat healthy during the holiday season too! ;)

Keyword: clean eating, family favorite salad, healthy winter salad, Honey Apple Cider Vinaigrette, Pear Apple Pomegranate Pecan Spinach Salad
Servings: 12
Author: Valya at Valya's Taste of Home
Ingredients
  • Pear Apple Pomegranate Pecan Spinach Salad Ingredients
  • 1 - large pomegranate
  • 2 - Jonagold or Honey crisp apples
  • 2 - Bartlett pears
  • ½ lb. (227 g) - organic spinach
  • ½ cup (65 g) - toasted pecans
  • ½ cup (60 g) - dried cranberries
  • 6 oz. (170 g) - smoked cheese
  • Honey Apple Cider Vinaigrette for the Pear Apple Pomegranate Pecan Spinach Salad
  • ¼ cup (59 ml) - extra light olive oil
  • 1/3 cup (79 ml) - organic apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup (59 ml) - raw honey
  • 1/8 tsp. - sea salt
Instructions
  1. Pear Apple Pomegranate Pecan Spinach Salad Instructions

  2. First thing first, rinse all the fruits. De-seed pomegranate. Cube pears, apples, and cheese. Arrange the salad by placing spinach into a large bowl. Layout cubed apples, pears, and cheese. Then add cranberries, toasted pecans, and pomegranate seeds on top of the spinach.
  3. Honey Apple Cider Vinaigrette Instructions for the Pear Apple Pomegranate Pecan Spinach Salad
  4. Next, into a small glass bowl combine olive oil, apple cider vinegar, raw honey, and salt. Stir the ingredients together with a hand whisker to combine.
  5. Finally, pour the Honey Apple Cider Vinaigrette over the salad.
  6. Mix the salad gently with salad hands and serve right away.
Recipe Notes

The salad can be prepared a couple of hours before serving. Cover the salad bowl with a lid and keep it refrigerated until ready to serve. Cover Honey Apple Cider Vinaigrette bowl with a lid and refrigerate as well. Also, if making the salad ahead of time you will need to soak apples and pears in the lemon marinade before adding them to the salad, this will prevent them from darkening.

How to make Lemon Marinade:

1/4 cup water, 1 tbsp. organic sugar, and juice from 1 large lemon.

Mix all the ingredients together. Then toss and soak apples and pears for 5 minutes).