Fall Salad with Maple Balsamic Dressing

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This hearty fall salad is loaded with bacon, cranberries, pumpkin seeds, white cheddar cheese, and sliced Honeycrisp apples, then tossed with a creamy maple balsamic vinaigrette. It's the perfect combination of sweet, savory, and salty flavors! Serve the seasonal harvest dish alongside your Thanksgiving turkey, or pair it with roasted chicken, a bowl of pumpkin soup, or a cozy pot roast for your next weeknight dinner.

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Dressing:
3 T balsamic vinegar
3 T mayonnaise
1 T water
2 t maple syrup
2 cloves garlic
1 t Dijon mustard
3 T olive oil
Salad:
6 c chopped kale
1 Honeycrisp apple
4 oz sharp white cheddar cheese
1/3 c dried cranberries
1/3 c roasted salted pumpkin seeds
4 strips hickory smoked maple bacon

PREPARE THE DRESSING:

  • In a small bowl or jar, whisk together balsamic vinegar, mayonnaise, water, maple syrup, garlic and mustard. While continually whisking, gradually stream in the olive...
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Nutritions

Calories
362

Sodium
151mg
6% DV

Fat
15g
24% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
5g
21% DV