Mixed Greens with Praline Pecans and Blue Cheese

Mixed Greens with Praline Pecans and Blue Cheese Recipe
Oxmoor House
Sugared pecans, tangy blue cheese, and fruit dress up simple greens.
5

Outstanding

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 17 Minutes
Cook: 9 Minutes
Other: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 224
Caloriesfromfat 51 %
Fat 12.6 g
Satfat 4 g
Protein 4.7 g
Carbohydrate 26.3 g
Fiber 3.6 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 305 mg
Calcium 109 mg

Ingredients

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

Preparation

1. 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.

2. Combine pecans, lettuces, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; toss well. Add dressing; toss well to coat. Serve immediately.

Note:

Ana Kelly,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

October 2006
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