Cranberry-Dressed Mixed Greens with Apples & Glazed Pecans

Enlivened with spices and topped with a creamy cranberry dressing, this elegant salad is a fresh choice for springtime meals.

Cranberry-Dressed Mixed Greens with Apples & Glazed Pecans
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    4
    servings

Ingredients

  • DRESSING:
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Fat Free Milk
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons cranberry juice concentrate
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
  • SALAD:
  • 6 cups (about 5.5-oz. bag) mixed baby greens
  • 2 tart apples (such as Granny Smith), cored and diced
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup glazed pecans

Instructions

FOR DRESSING:
PLACE
evaporated milk, cranberries, mayonnaise, cranberry juice concentrate, lemon juice, garlic, salt and black pepper in blender; cover. Blend until combined. Stir in tarragon. Makes 1 1/4 cups.

FOR SALAD:
COMBINE
greens, apples, cranberries and 1 cup dressing in large bowl. Sprinkle with pecans. Serve with remaining dressing, if desired.

COOKING TIP: For a heartier salad, add diced, cooked turkey.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 14g 22%
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
  • Cholesterol 5mg 1%
  • Sodium 310mg 13%
  • Carbohydrates 55g 18%
  • Dietary Fiber 5g 21%
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 6%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 2%
  • Sugars 45g
  • Protein 3g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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