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Apple Bacon Salad

This Apple Bacon Salad is easy to throw together and full of delicious flavor!  With all of the delicious ingredients and amazing dressing, you will want to bring this salad to every get together or just serve it up with dinner as a great side salad!
Prep Time15 mins
Servings: 4 people
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 3 heads Romain lettuce chopped
  • 1 gala apple sliced thin
  • 1 green apple sliced thin
  • 1/2 red onion sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1/2 pound bacon diced and cooked until crisp


  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 3 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder


  • Combine all the ingredients for the dressing in a mason jar and shake well until fully combined.  Serve on the side, allowing people to dress their own salads, and shake well before each pour.
  • Toss the rest of the ingredients together and serve.