House Salad with Candied Pecans

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A restaurant-worthy House Salad that you can make at home, any night of the week! You'll love the sweet, tart, salty and savory combination of greens, candied pecans, dried cranberries, blue cheese and mandarin oranges in a creamy homemade dressing. Serve the salad as a side dish with grilled salmon, roasted chicken or pork chops. Alternatively, turn the salad into an entrée by topping it with meat or seafood and pairing it with a side of crusty baguette. It's fresh, delicious and full of flavor!

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For the Candied Pecans:
1/2 c water
1/2 c granulated sugar
2 1/2 c coarsely chopped pecans
Pinch kosher salt
For the Dressing:
1 1/2 c mayonnaise
2 t sugar
1 t lemon juice
1/2 t kosher salt
1/4 t pepper
1/4 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
3 T distilled white vinegar
1 t prepared yellow mustard
3 T olive oil
For the Salad:
3 c spring mix lettuce
3/4 c sweetened dried cranberries
3/4 c crumbled blue cheese
3/4 c mandarin oranges ( drained )
1/3 c candied pecans
Nutritions

Calories
1022

Sodium
1003mg
41% DV

Fat
82g
126% DV

Protein
23g
46% DV

Carbs
28g
9% DV

Fiber
14g
57% DV

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