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Georgia Pecan Salad

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield 8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups pecans (4 oz.)
  • 4 fresh peaches, sliced, or 1 1/2 (16 oz.) bags frozen sliced peaches (3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 8 cups mixed baby lettuce (7 oz.)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 287
  • fat 26 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 16 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • sodium 457 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with foil; coat with cooking spray. Whisk vegetable oil, hot sauce, 2 Tbsp. sugar and salt to taste in a bowl; add pecans and toss to coat. Spread on prepared sheet. Bake until sugar bubbles and pecans begin to brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Cool to room temperature on a rack.

  2. Chop just enough peach slices to make 1/2 cup and puree with vinegar, olive oil, mustard, onion, 1 Tbsp. sugar, and salt and pepper to taste in a blender.

  3. Divide greens among 8 salad plates; top with peaches, dressing and pecans.