Mixed Green Salad with Pomegranate Seeds, Feta and Pecans

Packed with creamy feta, pecans, and a punch of sour-sweetness from fresh pomegranate seeds… all the flavours in this salad sing together in beautiful harmony!


For Salad:
6 cups mixed salad greens
1/2 cup pomegranate
seeds (from half of 1 fresh pomegranate)
1/2 cup (4 oz.) feta or gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup pecan halves
1 cup balsamic vinaigrette (recipe below), or your favourite

For Vinaigrette:
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3/4 cup olive oil

For Vinaigrette:
In a medium bowl, whisk vinegar with sugar, garlic, salt and pepper. Whisk in oil gradually (or place all the ingredients in a screw-top jar and shake to combine). Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.  If not using dressing immediately, cover and refrigerate. Whisk or shake before use to redistribute ingredients.

For Salad:
Combine mixed greens in a large salad bowl with pomegranate seeds, feta/gorgonzola and pecan halves. Toss with half of vinaigrette before serving. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired, adding more of any ingredient or dressing.

Serve ad Enjoy!


Recipe by Under 500 calories