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Chopped Salad with Apple, Pecans and Feta Cheese

  • Author: by Lee Clayton Roper
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad, healthy, side dish
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Quick and easy to prepare, Chopped Salad with Apples, Pecans and Feta Cheese is a colorful, elegant, side salad. Hearty greens are mixed with chopped apples, pecans, feta, dried cranberries and golden raisins, then tossed with a simple vinaigrette.



  • 15 ounces mixed hearty greens (baby kale, baby spinach, Swiss chard and/or arugula), chopped*
  • 1 large granny smith apple, cored and chopped
  • 4 ounces (1 tub) feta cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 cup toasted chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup mixed dried fruit (dried cranberries, golden raisins, blueberries)
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate-quince white balsamic vinegar (can also use regular white balsamic)
  • 3 tablespoons lime olive oil (can also use extra virgin olive oil)
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste


  1. In a large mixing bowl, toss together the chopped greens, apple, feta cheese, pecans and dried fruit.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar and olive oil.
  3. Shortly before serving, toss the salad with half of the dressing. Add more as needed. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


*if using regular not baby kale, make sure to remove thick stems

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