Sugared pecans, tangy blue cheese, and fruit dress up simple greens.
1 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 (5-ounce) package spring mix salad greens
4 cups chopped romaine lettuce (about 1 head)
2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges in light syrup, drained
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
1/2 cup fat-free raspberry vinaigrette
How to Make It
Melt butter in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-low heat; add sugar, and cook 4 minutes or until mixture is bubbly, stirring occasionally. Stir in pecans; cook 4 minutes or until sugar melts and pecans are well coated. Quickly spread pecans in a single layer on wax paper. Cool completely. Break into small pieces.
Combine pecans, lettuces, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; toss well. Add dressing; toss well to coat. Serve immediately.
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