Harvest Salad with Cider Balsamic Dressing
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Holiday
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Serves: 8
This simple Harvest Salad with Cherries, Pecans and Goat Cheese with a Cider Balsamic Dressing is the perfect holiday side, or easy addition to any meal.
  • ¼ Cup Apple Cider
  • 1 Teaspoon Balsamic Reduction
  • 1 Tablespoon Rice Vinegar
  • ⅓ Cup Olive Oil
  • ½ Teaspoon Fresh Ground Pepper
  • ¼ Teaspoon Ground Mustard
  • 1 Clove Garlic, crushed and minced
  • 1 Package of Mixed Organic Greens
  • 6 oz Dried Cherries
  • 1 Cup Pecans, halved and toasted
  • 4 oz Goat Cheese Crumbles
  • 1 Package (about 8 Cups) Mixed Organic Greens
  1. In a small mason jar or container with lid combine the apple cider, balsamic reduction, rice vinegar, olive oil, pepper, mustard, and garlic. Place the lid on the mason jar and shake vigorously.
  2. Just before serving place the mixed greens into a serving bowl; add a little of the dressing then toss the salad coating evenly (don't drown the salad with dressing).
  3. Add the cherries, pecans and goat cheese on top. Serve immediately and place the remaining dressing to the side for guest to add more as needed.
Recipe by Sassy Southern Yankee at https://sassysouthernyankee.com/2014/11/harvest-salad-cider-balsamic-dressing/