This simple, mixed green salad with toasted pecans, dried cherries, and Parmesan cheese is a versatile side dish. Serve it at a barbecue or on an elegant holiday table.

Source: Midwest Living

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total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Cherry-Pecan Tossed Salad

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  • In a large bowl, toss greens with dressing. Divide among chilled plates.

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  • Top each salad with 2 tablespoons dried cherries, 2 tablespoons toasted pecan halves, and some shaved Parmesan cheese. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Cherry-Pecan Tossed Salad)

284 calories; total fat 21g; cholesterol 6mg; sodium 378mg; carbohydrates 19g; fiber 4g.

Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

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  • In a screw-top jar, combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, Dijon-style mustard, parsley, and white pepper. Cover and shake until blended. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Makes about 1 cup.

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