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Autumn Salad with Apple & Pecans

The ultimate fall salad! This apple pecans salad makes salad eating irresistibly good. Sweet apples, creamy goat cheese and maple pecans are tossed with fresh greens and an easy apple cider vinaigrette.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Autumn Salad, Fall Salad Recipes
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 147kcal


  • 8 cups mixed salad greens, such as spinach, arugula & red leaf lettuce
  • 1 cup English cucumber slices halved
  • 1 cup chopped apple (See Note 1)
  • ½ cup Maple Pecans
  • 2 ounces soft goat cheese (chevre) crumbled (See Note 2)
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar Dressing


  • In a large bowl, combine the salad greens, maple pecans, cucumber slices, chopped apple, goat cheese and green onions.
  • Toss with the dressing. Taste and add more dressing, if desired.



Note 1: Use your favorite crisp apple. I like to stick with sweeter apples (i.e., not Granny Smith). Gala, Jazz and Honeycrisp are favorites. 
Note 2: I recommend crumbling the goat cheese immediately after removing it from the fridge. Once it starts to warm up, it becomes a little messier to crumble.
Please note that I am not a medical or nutritional professional. I provide nutritional information for my recipes as a courtesy to my readers. It is calculated using the LoseIt! calculator and Weight Watchers points are calculated using the Recipe Builder on their site. While I attempt to provide information that is as accurate as possible, you should calculate the nutritional information independently before relying on it.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.3g | Protein: 2.9g | Fat: 10.6g | Saturated Fat: 2.8g | Cholesterol: 10.1mg | Sodium: 152.8mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 7.2g