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Apple Pecan Fall Salad

This Fall Salad with apples and pecans is perfect for autumn! This salad, made with delicious honey mustard dressing, is a great holiday side dish or just a hearty lunch.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fall recipe, side dish, thanksgiving side dishes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 327kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


For Salad

  • 6 cups mixed greens
  • 1 apple I love Jonathan, Fuji, or Gala for this salad, diced
  • 1 pear diced
  • 1/3 cup craisins
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese read about substitutions here
  • 1/2 cup salted pecans

Honey Mustard Dressing

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • In a mason jar, combine all the ingredients for the dressing and then shake to combine.
  • In a large bowl, combine all of the salad ingredients. Toss to combine. Serve with the dressing on the side.


Please note that the calorie count for this is based on the idea of using all of the dressing, which you likely won't do.


Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.4g | Protein: 4.9g | Fat: 23.4g | Saturated Fat: 4.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14.2g | Cholesterol: 8.4mg | Sodium: 595.8mg | Potassium: 105.6mg | Fiber: 3.1g | Sugar: 16.8g | Vitamin A: 4091IU | Vitamin C: 22.4mg | Calcium: 123.1mg | Iron: 1.3mg